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Papers: 3 Dec 2022 - 9 Dec 2022

2022 Dec

Bone Jt Open



Preoperative health-related quality of life is independently associated with postoperative mortality risk following total hip or knee arthroplasty : seven to eight years’ follow-up.


The primary aim was to assess whether preoperative health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was associated with postoperative mortality following total hip arthroplasty (THA) and knee arthroplasty (KA). Secondary aims were to assess whether patient demographics/comorbidities and/or joint-specific function were associated with postoperative mortality.