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Lifetime risk for total hip replacement increases in 5 countries

13:11 EST 13 Nov 2017 | Healio

In five countries during a 10-year period, there have been statistically significant increases in the lifetime risk for total hip replacement surgery for osteoarthritis, as well as significant differences between sexes, according to results presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San Diego.

In the multinational, population-level study, researchers evaluated observational data from national arthroplasty registries in five countries — Australia, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

The researchers collected arthroplasty registry data, life table data and

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