Hip replacement after sports injury

...what is the likelihood and financial burden of hip replacement surgery after sports injuries?

Having a hip or thigh injury triples the hazard ratio of undergoing hip replacement within 15 years. Femoral fractures and hip dislocations are the injuries more strongly associated with a future hip replacement. These are conclusions of a population study, which recorded a total of 64,750 sports injuries leading to emergency care and/or hospitalisation during the study period. 


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