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.
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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Hip replacement, knee replacement, Oxford knee score, Oxford hip score, pain, disability|
|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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