Hip Replacement in a High Volume Community Hospital: Effect on Length of Stay and Hospital Cost
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01857505|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Funding)
First Posted : May 20, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 18, 2014
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Official Title:||Introduction of the Direct Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement Into a High Volume Community Hospital: Effect on Length of Stay and Hospital Cost|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2014|
Direct Anterior Approach hip replacement
Single surgeon series of 105 consecutive patients who underwent hip replacement via the direct anterior approach on a fracture table
Posterior Approach Hip Replacement
105 consecutive patients previously operated on by a less invasive posterior approach at the same institution. These surgeries occurred prior to March, 2010.
- Length of Hospital Stay [ Time Frame: Retrospective review of hospital discharge records ]The length of stay and proportion of patients who went home in less than 3 days will be determined for each group. To evaluate and compare the percentage of patients who are able to be discharged in less than 3 days after undergoing total hip arthroscopy through either a direct anterior or posterior approach, utilizing the identical post operative protocol.
- Hospital cost [ Time Frame: Retrospective review of utilization records ]Hospital cost analysis will be undertaken for each group.
- Post Operative Pain Medication Utilization [ Time Frame: After retrospective chart review is complete -- approximately 6 months ]Analysis of post operative pain medicine requirement will be compared for the two groups.
- Utilization of inpatient physical therapy resources [ Time Frame: Retrospective review -- of hospital discharge ]Utilization of inpatient physical therapy resources and post hospital discharge disposition will be compared for the two groups.
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|United States, Maryland|
|Anne Arundel Medical Center|
|Annapolis, Maryland, United States, 21401|
|Principal Investigator:||Paul King, M.D.||Anne Arundel Medical Center / Anne Arundel Orthopedic Surgeons|