ICJR Interviews: THA Outcomes in Academic vs. Community Hospitals

    Is there any correlation between adverse outcomes of total hip arthroplasty and the setting in which the surgery was performed?

    Carlos A. Higuera, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic, and his colleagues sought to answer that question for academic versus community hospitals with their review of in-patient databases from California and New York.

    Click the image above to hear Dr. Higuera’s comments on their study, “Risk-Adjusted Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Academic Versus Community Hospitals” (Poster 066), which was presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Orlando.

    Producer: Henrik B. Pedersen, MD; Director: Michael Bugera; Post Production: Charles J. Maynard