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Risk Factors for Predicting Risk of 30 Day Mortality After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Purpose:

To determine if a patient having a total knee arthroplasty is at risk for short term mortality based on the factors identified by Parvizi et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T84

Description:

Patients at risk for short term mortality (within 30 days) after a total knee arthroplasty can be identified based on risk factors evaluated by Parvizi et al. This can help inform the patients of the possible risks and can impact the type of procedure selected. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic.

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