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Findings suggest nonagenarians should be considered for THA

Findings suggest nonagenarians should be considered for THA
Although results of this retrospective cohort study revealed more comorbidities in patients 90 years and older who underwent total hip arthroplasty compared with younger patients, nonagenarians had comparable rates of deep vein thrombosis, infection and pulmonary embolism. However, investigators cited the higher readmission rates of the oldest patients as need for closer postoperative follow-up. Source: […]

Although results of this retrospective cohort study revealed more comorbidities in patients 90 years and older who underwent total hip arthroplasty compared with younger patients, nonagenarians had comparable rates of deep vein thrombosis, infection and pulmonary embolism. However, investigators cited the higher readmission rates of the oldest patients as need for closer postoperative follow-up.

Source: Healio

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