Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Development and Validation of a Risk Calculator for Total Joint Replacement|
Alfred C Kuo
||San Francisco, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| February 2015 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background and Anticipated Impacts on VA Patient Care: Of the 5.6 million patients treated by theVeterans Health Administration (VHA) in FY11, 14.6% had a diagnosis of osteoarthritis, the fourth mostcommon health condition treated by the VHA, and the leading cause of disability in the United States.(1,2)Advanced osteoarthritis of the hip and knee is treated with total joint arthroplasty (TJA), roughly 11,000 ofwhich were performed in VHA in fiscal year 2011. The overall risks of complications an...
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