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Important patient characteristics differ prior to total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty between Switzerland and the United States

Published inBMC musculoskeletal disorders, vol. 18, no. 1, 14
Publication date2017
Abstract

Outcomes after total knee (TKA) and hip (THA) arthroplasty are often generalized internationally. Patient-dependent factors and preoperative symptom levels may differ across countries. We compared preoperative patient and clinical characteristics from two large cohorts, one in Switzerland, the other in the US.

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FRANKLIN, Patricia D et al. Important patient characteristics differ prior to total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty between Switzerland and the United States. In: BMC musculoskeletal disorders, 2017, vol. 18, n° 1, p. 14. doi: 10.1186/s12891-016-1372-5
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