Risk of surgical complications up for overlapping hip surgery

(HealthDay)–For patients undergoing surgery for hip fracture or total hip arthroplasty (THA), overlapping surgery is associated with increased risk of surgical complications, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

(HealthDay)–For patients undergoing surgery for hip fracture or total hip arthroplasty (THA), overlapping surgery is associated with increased risk of surgical complications, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

From the University of Toronto, and colleagues examined whether overlapping surgery is associated with greater risk of complications in a retrospective population-based cohort study for 2009 to 2014. Participants from two large cohorts were included and followed up for one year.

Source: Medical Xpress

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