Does patient–surgeon sex discordance impact adverse events following primary total hip arthroplasty?

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  • Li Felländer-Tsai Division of Orthopaedics and Biotechnology, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet; Emergency & Reparative Medicine Theme, Reconstructive Orthopaedics, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0693-6080
  • Søren Overgaard Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg, Denmark
  • Laura Casey St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  • Rachael Clegg Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge Universities NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
  • Joanna Maggs Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, Devon, UK
  • Kate Spacey Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Norfolk, UK
  • Catherine Kellett Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai, UAE
  • Caroline B Hing St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  • Anne Garland Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala; Department of Orthopaedics, Visby Hospital, Visby, Sweden
  • Per Jolbäck Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of Clinical Science, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg; Department of Research, Development, Education and Innovation, Skaraborg Hospital, Skövde, Sweden

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https://doi.org/10.2340/17453674.2023.12401

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2023-05-10

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Felländer-Tsai, L., Overgaard, S., Casey, L., Clegg, R., Maggs, J., Spacey, K., Kellett, C., Hing, C. B., Garland, A., & Jolbäck, P. (2023). Does patient–surgeon sex discordance impact adverse events following primary total hip arthroplasty?. Acta Orthopaedica, 94, 257–259. https://doi.org/10.2340/17453674.2023.12401

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