Harald Lothaller
Medical University of Graz
EpidemiologyGross domestic productPer capitaLife expectancyDemographyHealth carePhysical therapyUtilization rateArthroplastyPopulationMedicine
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#1Christof Pabinger (Innsbruck Medical University)H-Index: 7
#2Harald Lothaller (Medical University of Graz)H-Index: 1
Last. Alexander Geissler (Technical University of Berlin)H-Index: 15
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Summary Background Hip arthroplasty and revision surgery is growing exponentially in OECD countries, but rates vary between countries. Methods We extracted economic data and utilization rates data about hip arthroplasty done in OECD countries between 1990 and 2011. Absolute number of implantations and compound annual growth rates were computed per 100,000 population and for patients aged 65 years old and over and for patients aged 64 years and younger. Results In the majority of OECD countries, ...
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