Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint Replacement Surgery is a CLINICAL INTERVENTION.

There are two types of Joint Replacement Surgery referred to in the National Joint Registry Data Set:

This uses IMPLANTS made from metal, high density polyethylene or ceramic to replace a diseased or worn out joint and

This involves removing IMPLANTS that were inserted during Primary Joint Replacement Surgery, and usually involves replacing them with new IMPLANTS.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
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pluralJoint Replacement Surgeries