More than 80% of total knee replacements can last for 25 yearsBMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5680 (Published 31 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5680
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Peter Davidson, clinical adviser2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
Evans JT, Walker R, Evans W, Blom AW, Sayers A, Whitehouse MR
How long does a knee replacement last? A systematic review and meta-analysis of case series and national registry reports with more than 15 years of follow-up.
Published on 16 February 2019 Lancet 2019;393:655-63
This study was supported by the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Bristol.
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