Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research ®

A Publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons ®

Symposium: 2015 Hip Society Proceeding 1 article

Articles

Complications of Total Hip Arthroplasty: Standardized List, Definitions, and Stratification Developed by The Hip Society

William L. Healy MD, Richard Iorio MD, Andrew J. Clair MD, Vincent D. Pellegrini MD, Craig J. Della Valle MD, Keith R. Berend MD

Reporting of complications after total hip arthroplasty (THA) is not standardized, and it is done inconsistently across various studies on the topic. Advantages of standardizing complications include improved patient safety and outcomes and better reporting in comparative studies.