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Patient-reported outcomes after total hip and knee replacement : comparison of mid-term results

Wylde, Vikki, Blom, Ashley W., Whitehouse, Sarah L., Taylor, Adrian H., Pattison, Giles T., & Bannister, Gordon C. (2009) Patient-reported outcomes after total hip and knee replacement : comparison of mid-term results. Journal of Arthroplasty, 24(2), pp. 210-216.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to compare the mid-term functional outcomes of total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR). A cross-sectional postal audit survey of all consecutive patients who had a primary joint replacement at one orthopaedic centre 5-8 years ago was conducted. Participants completed an Oxford hip score or Oxford knee score, which are self-report measures of functional ability. Completed questionnaires were returned from 1112 THR patients and 613 TKR patients, giving a response rate of 72%. The median Oxford knee score of 26 was significantly worse than the median Oxford hip score of 19 (p<0.001). In conclusion, TKR patients experience a significantly poorer functional outcome than THR patients 5-8 years post-operatively.

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ID Code: 11804
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Hip replacement, knee replacement, Oxford knee score, Oxford hip score, pain, disability
DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2007.12.001
ISSN: 0883-5403
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Orthopaedics (110314)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 11 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:51

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