Top 10 Orthopedic procedures with the most problems |

Top 10 Orthopedic procedures with the most problems

A few procedures account for most adverse events after orthopedic surgery (OrthoSuperSite)

Top ten procedures that account for 70% of the adverse events:

 

  1. Hip fracture (19%)
  2. Total knee arthroplasty (18%)
  3. Total hip arthroplasty (11%)
  4. Revision THA (5%)
  5. Knee arthroscopy (5%)
  6. Laminectomy (4%)
  7. Lumbar/thoracic arthrodesis (2%)
  8. Femoral fracture repair (2%)
  9. Revision knee arthroplasty (2%)
  10. Ankle fracture repair (2%)

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