Journal article

Quantifying the likelihood and costs of hip replacement surgery after sports injury: A population-level analysis

Ilana N Ackerman, Megan A Bohensky, Joanne L Kemp, Richard de Steiger

Physical Therapy in Sport | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To quantify the likelihood of hip replacement (HR) surgery at a population level up to 15 years after sports injury. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTINGS: Public and private hospitals in the state of Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: The cohort was established by linking administrative datasets capturing all hospital admissions and emergency department (ED) presentations. All sports injury presentations from 2000 to 2005 and HR admissions from 2000 to 2015 were identified using ICD-10-AM codes. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Time to HR (number of days from sports injury admission to HR admission). RESULTS: Over the study period there were 64,750 sports injuries (including 815 hip or thigh mus..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Public Health (Australian) Early Career Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

Associate Professor Ackerman was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Public Health (Australian) Early Career Fellowship (#520004). Dr Joanne Kemp is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Public Health (Australian) Early Career Fellowship (#1119971). These institutions had no role in the study design, collection, analysis and interpretation of data, in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to submit the manuscript for publication.