Patient race and surgical outcomes after total knee arthroplasty: an analysis of a large regional database.
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
European Continental Ancestry Group
In this sample of patients who underwent knee arthroplasty, we found no significant racial differences in major complication rates or mortality. However, African American patients, younger patients, and male patients all had significantly higher rates of revision based on 5 years of followup.