A National Joint Registry is a country's registry of all hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder replacement operations.

 

Purpose of a National Joint Registry

Registries exist to monitor the performance over time of specific joint replacement implants.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Orthopaedic registries – the UK view (National Joint Registry): impact on practice. Porter M, Armstrong R, Howard P, Porteous M and Wilkinson JM. EFORT Open ReviewsVol. 4, No. 6