Endoprosthesis Register (Germany) shows reasons for early replacements

Acute replacement of hip joint is followed by twice as much second replacement surgery as at standard scheduled surgery. 78.4% of hip endoprosthesis were placed without cementum. Accompanying illness like depression, overweight and diabetes influence the result. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Orthopädische Chirurgie
The German Endprosthesis-Register (EPDR) lists for 5 years on a voluntary basis knee and hip surgery. 673 hospitals take part, 137.295 surgeries have been reported in 2016, more than 600.000 totally. Grimberg A et al., ISBN: 978-3-9817673-2-2
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