Table II

Comparisons of 30-day mortality following total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR)

30-day mortality rate*
AuthorDeaths (THR)n (THR)Incidence rate (THR) (%)Deaths (TKR)n (TKR)Incidence rate (THR) (%)
Singh18  411950.335  4  16040.249
Ibrahim324867030.71675121080.619
Suleiman11  4  5840.685  3  11460.262
Total5684820.66082148580.552
  • *Z-Score 1.0383, p 0.29834