Socioeconomic burden of total joint arthroplasty for symptomatic hip and knee osteoarthritis in the Italian population: A 5-year analysis based on hospitalization records

Arthritis Care & Research , 04/18/2012

Socio–economic burden of total joint arthroplasties (TJA) performed for symptomatic osteoarthritis in Italy is remarkable and calls for the adoption of proper preventive measures.

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