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Survival analysis of total hip and knee replacement in Slovakia 2003-2011

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Year of publication 2013
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
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Faculty of Science

Field Applied statistics, operation research
Keywords survival analysis; arthroplasty; hip; knee
Description This survival analysis of Slovakian Arthroplasty Register (SAR) deals with all arthroplasty procedures performed in Slovakia from 1 January 2003 until 31 December 2011. Forty orthopaedic and traumatology departments performed 5,107 primary total hip arthroplasties (THA) and 433 revision total hip arthroplasties. In 2011, primary THA accounted for 92.18 % and revision THA for 7.82 % of all hip arthroplasties; the revision rate (RR) of all THAs reached 8.48 %, which represents a decrease of 0.73 % compared to 2010. The incidence of primary THA was 94.50 per 100,000 inhabitants and gender distribution was 59.19 % female and 40.81 % male. RR for the all arthroplasties performed after 1 January 2003 reached 2.27 %, with a mean survival time 8.75 years.
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