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American Joint Replacement Registry Risk Calculator Does Not Predict 90-day Mortality in Veterans Undergoing Total Joint Replacement.

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Summary of "American Joint Replacement Registry Risk Calculator Does Not Predict 90-day Mortality in Veterans Undergoing Total Joint Replacement."

The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) Total Joint Risk Calculator uses demographic and clinical parameters to provide risk estimates for 90-day mortality and 2-year periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). The tool is intended to help surgeons counsel their Medicare-eligible patients about their risk of death and PJI after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). However, for a predictive risk model to be useful, it must be accurate when applied to new patients; this has yet to be established for this calculator.

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Name: Clinical orthopaedics and related research
ISSN: 1528-1132
Pages: 1869-1875

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Partial or total replacement of a joint.

Replacement of the hip joint.

A partial joint replacement in which only one surface of the joint is replaced with a PROSTHESIS.

Partial or total replacement of one or more FINGERS, or a FINGER JOINT.

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