Early Death Following Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Mark D Jones, Michael Parry, Michael R Whitehouse, Ashley W Blom

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All patients from our institution who underwent revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or were added to the waiting list for revision TKA between 2003 and 2013 were analysed to describe the timing and degree of excess early surgical mortality.
We measured the excess surgical mortality at 90-days for the revision TKA group
compared to the waiting list group as 0.37% (95% CI 0.10%-0.65%, p=0.075;).
A larger sample size will be required to give a more accurate measurement and thus we encourage other authors with access to larger cohorts to use our methods to quantify excess mortality after revision TKA.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-117
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Orthopaedics
Early online date13 Nov 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2020


  • Reoperation
  • Mortality
  • Knee Replacement
  • Arthroplasty


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