A financial analysis of revision hip arthroplasty: The economic burden in relation to the national tariff
The Bone & Joint Journal, 05/09/2012
Vanhegan IS et al. – Surgery for deep infection and peri–prosthetic fracture was associated with longer operating times, increased blood loss and an increase in complications compared to revisions for aseptic loosening. Total inpatient stay was also significantly longer on average. Financial costs vary significantly by indication, which is not reflected in current National Health Service tariffs.