HOI Literature Review - Orthopedic Implant Removal

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

    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