Journal article

Patient-Related Risk Factors for Unplanned 30-Day Hospital Readmission Following Primary and Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Daniel Gould, Michelle M Dowsey, Tim Spelman, Olivia Jo, Wassif Kabir, Jason Trieu, James Bailey, Samantha Bunzli, Peter Choong

Journal of Clinical Medicine | MDPI | Published : 2021

Abstract

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a highly effective procedure for advanced osteoarthritis of the knee. Thirty-day hospital readmission is an adverse outcome related to complications, which can be mitigated by identifying associated risk factors. We aimed to identify patient-related characteristics associated with unplanned 30-day readmission following TKA, and to determine the effect size of the association between these risk factors and unplanned 30-day readmission. We searched MEDLINE and EMBASE from inception to 8 September 2020 for English language articles. Reference lists of included articles were searched for additional literature. Patients of interest were TKA recipients (primary and..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Centre for Research Excellence in Total Joint Replacement


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Centre for Research Excellence in Total Joint Replacement (APP1116235). MD holds an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (APP1122526) and a University of Melbourne Dame Kate Campbell Fellowship. PC holds an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship (APP1154203).