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Publication, Part of

Finalised Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England for Hip & Knee Replacements, April 2018 – March 2019

Official statistics

Success & Satisfaction

Hip Replacements

Success

As part of the hip replacement questionnaire, patients are asked "Overall, how are the problems now compared to before your operation?" The pie chart below shows the majority of patients who answered this question felt their problems were much better than before their operation (86.6%) and 8.4% feeling a little better.

Satisfaction

Patients were also asked "How would you describe the results of your operation?" 44.4% of hip replacement patients who answered this question described the results as excellent and 33.8% described the results as very good.


Knee Replacements

Success

Patients undergoing knee replacements were asked the same question as hip replacement patients regarding the success of the operation - "Overall, how are the problems now compared to before your operation?" 75.0% of patients said they felt much better after the operation compared to before and 15.0% feeling a little better.

Satisfaction

As with hip replacements, knee replacement patients are asked "How would you describe the results of your operation?" Patients described the results as excellent in 28.6% of procedures and very good in 36.0% of procedures.



Last edited: 11 January 2023 9:02 am