HOI Literature Review - Orthopedic Implant Removal

Basic Details
Date Posted
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Health Outcome(s)
orthopedic implant removal and revision
Study Type
Literature Reviews

This project reviewed the literature on identifying removal (explantation) or revision of an implanted orthopedic device using claims-based diagnosis and procedure codes.

Workgroup Leader(s)

Jasvinder A. Singh MD, MPH; University of Alabama, Department of Medicine and School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Birmingham, AL

Workgroup Member(s)

Joseph A. Kundukulam BS; University of Alabama, Department of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 

Mohit Bhandari MD, MSc; McMaster University, Department of Surgery, Hamilton, Ontario