Demographics

Wrist » Primary wrist arthroplasty » Demographics » Patient characteristics

TABLE Patient characteristics of all patients with a registered primary wrist arthroplasty in the Netherlands in 2019

  Plastic surgeon (n=70) Orthopaedic surgeon (n=33) Total (n=103)
Mean age (years) (SD) 61.9 (11.1) 64.0 (10.4) 62.6 (10.9)
Age (years) (%)
  <50 11 15 11
  50-59 30 49 25
  60-69 33 24 38
  70-79 22 9 22
  ≥80 4 3 4
Gender (%)
  Men 37 27 34
  Women 44 73 66
ASA score (%)
  I 24 6 18
  II 55 55 55
  III-IV 21 39 27
Type of hospital (%)
  General 88 91 89
  UMC 9 9 9
  Private 3 0 2
Diagnosis (%)
  Osteoarthritis 73 46 64
  Post-traumatic 14 21 17
  Rheumatoid arthritis 3 21 9
  Osteonecrosis 2 3 0
  Other 8 9 8
Mean Body Mass Index (kg/m²) (SD) 27.9 (5.7) 29.8 (6.6) 28.6 (6.1)
Body Mass Index (kg/m²) (%)
  Underweight (≤18,5) 2 0 1
  Normal weight (>18,5-25) 34 24 31
  Overweight (>25-30) 31 40 34
  Obesity (>30-40) 30 30 30
  Morbid obesity (>40) 3 6 4
Smoking (%)
  No 92 82 89
  Yes 8 18 11

General: general hospital; UMC: university medical centre; Private: private hospital; SD: standard deviation.

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Wrist » Primary wrist arthroplasty » Demographics » Previous surgery

TABLE Previous surgeries to the same joint in patients who underwent a primary wrist arthroplasty in the Netherlands in 2019 (n=94)

Number¹ n (%)
Previous surgery to the relevant wrist (total) 27 (29)
ORIF of a distal radius fracture 4 (4)
Proximal row carpectomy 4 (4)
Corrective osteotomy radius 2 (2)
Intercarpal stabilisation/ligament reconstruction 2 (2)
Corrective osteotomy ulna 1 (1)
Partial arthrodesis 1 (1)
ORIF of a carpal fracture 1 (1)
Total arthrodesis 1 (1)
Sauvé-Kapandji procedure 0 (0)
Partial radial styloidectomy 0 (0)
Stabilisation of perilunate dislocation 0 (0)
Other 17 (18)

ORIF: open reduction and internal fixation.
¹ A patient may have undergone multiple previous surgeries to the same joint. As such, the total number is more than the total number of patiens with one or more previous surgeries to the same joint.

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