Reasons for revision

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TABLE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in reasons for revision or re-surgery in patients who underwent an elbow revision arthroplasty in the Netherlands in 2016-2019

Year 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total
Elbow revision arthroplasty (n) 53 51 51 52 207
Reasons for revision; Proportion¹ (%)           
Polyethylene wear 30.2 33.3 31.4 26.9 30.4
Instability 22.6 49.0 17.7 19.2 27.1
Metallosis 24.5 27.5 25.5 28.9 26.6
Loosening of radial head component 22.6 21.6 23.5 19.2 21.7
Loosening of ulnar component 17.0 21.6 19.6 21.2 19.8
Peri-prosthetic fracture 3.8 21.6 21.6 23.1 17.4
Loosening of humeral component 17.0 17.7 17.7 15.4 16.9
Infection 15.1 3.9 17.7 19.2 14.0
Other 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  0.0

¹ One patient may have more than one reason for revision or re-surgery. As such, the total proportion is over 100%.

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