Descriptive epidemiology of hip and knee replacement in rheumatoid arthritis: an analysis of UK electronic medical records
To provide descriptive data on rates of total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) within a large RA cohort and describe variation in risk.
Incident RA patients (1995 to 2014) were identified from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD). First subsequent occurrence of THR and TKR were identified (analysed separately) and incidence rates calculated, stratified by sex, age, BMI, geographic re...
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- This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Elsevier at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semarthrit.2019.08.008
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