Reasons for revision

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TABLE Trend (proportion [%] per year) in reasons for revision or re-surgery in patients who underwent a knee revision arthropalsty in the Netherlands in 2014-2019

Year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total
Knee revision arthroplasty (n) 2,557 2,685 2,926 2,997 2,931 3,069 17,165
Reasons for revision; Proportion¹ (%)              
Instability 25.3 26.4 25.1 27.7 25.8 27.4 26.3
Patellar pain 22.9 23.0 21.5 19.7 18.9 20.2 21.0
Loosening of tibia component 22.3 20.6 21.9 20.9 19.5 20.9 21.0
Infection 14.7 16.5 19.6 20.3 20.8 19.9 18.8
Malalignment 15.7 14.7 13.9 11.3 10.7 10.2 12.6
Loosening of femur component 10.0 9.5 9.0 8.9 8.4 8.7 9.0
Progression of osteoarthritis 9.1 8.3 9.3 8.2 8.7 8.0 8.6
Insert wear 8.4 7.8 7.6 6.8 6.6 7.1 7.3
Revision after knee removal 6.9 5.7 6.3 5.6 4.9 4.2 5.6
Arthrofibrosis 4.7 5.1 4.3 4.9 4.6 5.3 4.8
Patellar dislocation 2.5 2.8 2.1 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.4
Periprosthetic fracture 2.2 2.3 1.7 1.8 1.5 1.9 1.9
Loosening of patella component 2.0 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.4 1.8 1.7
Other 8.1 8.6 8.3 7.4 7.8 7.9 8.0

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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