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The Main Cause of Death Following Primary Total Hip and Knee Replacement for Osteoarthritis

A Cohort Study of 26,766 Deaths Following 332,734 Hip Replacements and 29,802 Deaths Following 384,291 Knee Replacements

Hunt, Linda P. PhD, MSc, CStat, BSc1; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav PhD, MSc, MRCP2; Whitehouse, Michael R. PhD, MSc, BSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth)1; Porter, Martyn L. FRCS3,a; Blom, Ashley W. PhD, MD, FRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)1,b, On behalf of the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man

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The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: April 5, 2017 - Volume 99 - Issue 7 - p 565-575
doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.00586
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