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Ipsilateral lower extremity joint involvement increases the risk of poor pain and function outcomes after hip or knee arthroplasty

Jasvinder A Singh123* and David G Lewallen3

Author Affiliations

1 Medicine Service and Center for Surgical Medical Acute care Research and Transitions (C-SMART), Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA

2 Department of Medicine at School of Medicine, and Division of Epidemiology at School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA

3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:144  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-144

Published: 5 June 2013

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Sensitivity analyses for primary THA and primary TKA cohorts limiting only to patients with osteoarthritis (OA).

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