Table 4

Differences between hospitals with low and high procedure volumes (threshold = 100 operations annually)
Number of hip joint endoprostheses implantations of the persons insured at TK Rate of short-term reoperations in hospitals with < 100 operations p.a. (%, median) Rate of short-term reoperations in hospitals with > = 100 operations p.a. (%, median) p value
< 10 20.0 (44 hospitals) 14.3 (32 hospitals) 0.070
10 - 19 10.0 (19 hospitals) 7.7 (72 hospitals) 0.111
> = 20 4.76 (5 hospitals) 4.2 (211 hospitals) 0.304
Total 14.3 (68 hospitals) 5.7 (315 hospitals) < 0.001

Number of hip joint endoprostheses of the persons insured at TK serves as an indicator for confidence.

Linder et al.

Linder et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:223   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-223

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