Expectations, Satisfaction and Quality of Life in Total Hip Arthroplasty
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The goals of this study are to identify predictors of improvement in quality of life and satisfaction with total hip arthroplasty three to five years after surgery.
Condition or disease
Hip OsteoarthritisArthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
The goals of this study are to identify predictors of improvement in quality of life and satisfaction with total hip arthroplasty three to five years after surgery. Predictors that will be considered are variables that were obtained prospectively and systematically at the time of surgery, including demographic characteristics, functional status, expectations, perioperative complications, and comorbidity. At the follow-up functional status and patient satisfaction will be measured, as well as fulfillment of expectations and predispositional factors.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients who had total hip arthroplasty
Patients will be eligible for this study if they are part of an assembled cohort of patients who underwent primary unilateral or bilateral total hip arthroplasty in 1998-2000 at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Patients will be excluded if they are unable to be interviewed, refuse to participate, or are deceased.