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ACE Report #5485
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Socioeconomic status and patient preoperative factors: Significant effects on THA outcomes


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Frank Stinchfield Award: The Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Outcome After THA: A Prospective, Randomized Study

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Feb;469(2)

Contributing Authors: R Allen Butler S Rosenzweig L Myers RL Barrack

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Synopsis

108 patients who underwent total hip arthroplasty (THA) were analyzed to examine the influence of socioeconomic data and preoperative patient data on THA outcomes. Participants were randomized to receive two different implant stems (Co-Cr stem or proximally coated titanium stem) and were assessed using several different measures of THA outcomes. Clinical outcomes did not differ between stem types....

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