Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Genetics of Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement Recovery: Key to Precision Rehabilitation|
|Congressional District Code:
|| August 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The societal and patient-centered impacts of end-stage osteoarthritis (OA) among Veterans – including a significant proportion suffering from post-traumatic arthritis – are profound: (i) VA healthcare costs for treatment exceed $880 million annually; (ii) ~30% of Veterans in the VA healthcare system have OA, which is a significantly higher rate than the general population; (iii) each year, 10,000 Veterans with end-stage arthritis undergo total hip (n~3500) or knee (n~6500) arthroplasty (THA/TKA)...
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