National Joint Registry of England and Wales publishes 8th Annual report

Published date : 15 September 2011
Article date : 15 September 2011

The 8th NJR Annual report was published today at the British Orthopaedic Association Congress in Dublin. The headline figures include:

  • The largest ever number of data submissions and patient consents
  • Contains 1.1 million records
  • Now includes ankle replacements
  • Patients undergoing hip and knee replacement in NHS hospitals have lower ASA gradings than those in independent hospitals, NHS treatment centres and ISTCs.
  • Seven year revision rates after hip replacement were 3% for cemented prostheses, 11.8% for resurfacings and 13.6% for stemmed metal on metal bearings.
  • In knee replacement, seven year revision rates were 3.8% for cemented prostheses, 4.8% for hybrid or uncemented, 16.6% for unicondylar prostheses and 20.4% for patellofemoral implants

For the full report look here.

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