Demographics

Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Demographics » Patient characteristics by type of elbow prosthesis

TABLE Patient characteristics of all patients with a registered primary elbow arthroplasty by type of elbow arthroplasty in the Netherlands in 2019

  Total arthroplasty¹ (n=81) Radial head arthroplasty (n=56) Total (n=137)
Mean age (years) (SD) 69.5 (10.6) 57.8 (13.4) 64.7 (13.1)
Age (years) (%)
  <50 4 29 14
  50-59 12 18 15
  60-69 33 32 33
  70-79 35 21 29
  ≥80 16 0 9
Gender (%)
  Men 25 29 26
  Women 75 71 74
ASA score (%)
  I 9 34 19
  II 47 54 50
  III-IV 44 12 31
Type of hospital (%)
  General 89 89 89
  UMC 11 11 11
Diagnosis (%)
  Acute fracture 16 71 39
  Rheumatoid arthritis 27 0 16
  Late post-traumatic 36 22 30
  Osteoarthritis 12 0 7
  Osteonecrosis 0 2 1
  Hemophilic arthropathy 3 0 1
  Tumour 1 0 1
  Other 5 5 5
Mean Body Mass Index (kg/m²) (SD) 27.1 (5.4) 27.2 (5.1) 27.1 (5.2)
Body Mass Index (kg/m²) (%)
  Underweight (≤18,5) 0 2 1
  Normal weight (>18,5-25) 40 33 37
  Overweight (>25-30) 33 43 37
  Obesity (>30-40) 25 20 23
  Morbid obesity (>40) 2 2 2
Smoking (%)
  No 92 95 93
  Yes 8 5 7

¹ Including distal hemihumeral prostheses (n=2).
General: general hospital; UMC: university medical centre; SD: standard deviation.

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Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Demographics » Age category 2014-2019

FIGURE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in age category in primary elbow arthroplasties in the Netherlands in 2014-2019

Year

Age category (%)

<50
17.59
20.00
18.25
14.48
18.71
13.87
17.07
17.07

50-59
23.15
17.60
14.60
16.55
14.39
14.60
16.56
16.56

60-69
37.04
34.40
35.77
33.79
30.94
32.85
34.01
34.01

70-79
16.67
21.60
23.36
26.90
30.22
29.20
25.03
25.03

>80
5.56
6.40
8.03
8.28
5.76
9.49
7.33
7.33


Total (n):
791
108
125
137
145
139
137

EA: elbow arthroplasty.

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Elbow » Primary elbow arthroplasty » Demographics » Previous surgery 2016-2019

TABLE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in previous surgeries to the same joint in patients who underwent a primary elbow arthoplasty in the Netherlands in 2016-2019

Year 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total
Primary elbow arthroplasty (n) 134 143 134 137 548
Previous surgery to the relevant elbow (total); Proportion¹ (%) 39.6 32.9 29.1 32.9 33.6
Osteosynthesis 17.2 18.9 14.9 21.9 18.3
Lateral arthrotomy 22.4 19.6 8.2 16.8 16.8
Plate or screw removal 9.0 7.0 6.7 12.4 8.8
Posterior arthrotomy 7.5 8.4 8.2 7.3 7.9
Decompression ulnar nerve 3.7 4.9 3.7 2.9 3.8
Medial arthrotomy 4.5 3.5 3.0 3.7 3.7
Arthroscopy 6.0 1.4 2.2 2.2 2.9
Transposition ulnar nerve 0.0 1.4 1.5 2.2 1.3
Arthrodesis 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.4
Other 10.5 4.9 5.2 8.0 7.1

¹ A patient may have undergone multiple previous surgeries to the same joint. As such, the total proportion is more than the total proportion of patiens with one or more previous surgeries to the same joint.

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