Australian Orthopaedic Association – National Joint Replacement Registry 2009 Annual Report2009 ANNUAL REPORT – View Full Report by Clicking HereHighlights of report by Patricia Walter 10/2/09
This report is based on the analysis of 224,390 primary and revision hip replacements received by the Registry with a procedure date up to and including 31st December 2008. This is an additional 32,717 hip procedures compared to the Annual Report released in 2008. In this category of hip replacement there are 147,422 conventional total hip replacements representing 92.3% of all hip replacements and 12,093 total resurfacing hip replacements representing 7.6% of all hip replacements.
Total resurfacing continues to decline and in 2008 accounted for 6.1% of all primary total hip replacement, a reduction from 8.8% in