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Modified Harris Hip score seen as accurate determinant of patient clinical outcome after THA

May 24, 2016

Recently published results showed no clinically meaningful difference in outcomes between the Harris Hip score and modified Harris Hip score, indicating the modified Harris Hip score as an accurate determinant of patient clinical outcome and that range of motion assessment is not essential.

Researchers collected complete Harris Hip score data, including completed physician-reported and patient-reported outcome components, of 483 patients who had undergone either primary or revision total hip arthroplasty (THA) between April 2001 and July 2013. Researchers divided American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) score into low and high groups and divided BMI into four categories.

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