Table III

Comparisons of 90-day mortality following total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR)

90-day mortality rate*
AuthorDeaths (THR)n (THR)Incidence rate (THR) (%)Deaths (TKR)n (TKR)Incidence rate (THR) (%)
Singh12  58127270.456  52124840.417
Singh18    8  11950.669    7  16040.436
Paterson21122202900.601144272170.530
Cusick24    5  22030.227    8  20500.390
Vulcano10    1    8870.113    2    6450.310
Nunley33    5    7680.651    0    4970
Total199380700.5325014213444970.4812
  • *Z-Score 1.276, p = 0.30302