Patient race and surgical outcomes after total knee arthroplasty: an analysis of a large regional database. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • March 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3833861

PubMed ID

  • 22933341

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 414

end page

  • 20

volume

  • 65

number

  • 3