Profile of total knee replacement patients and short term outcome in the sanglah public hospital 2018: a case reports

I. Wayan Suryanto Dusak, Dwiwahyonokusuma ., I. Gusti Ngurah Paramartha Wijaya Putra


Total knee replacement (TKR) is considered to be among the most successful type of orthopedic surgery, with 15-year-survival-rate of implant exceeding 95%; furthermore, the improvement in quality of life is very significant. This study aims to describe the demographics, length of hospitalization and short-term outcome observed in patients undergoing TKR at Sanglah Hospital in 2018. All patients undergoing TKR at Sanglah Hospital in 2018 have been prospectively entered into our database. A total of 59 patients were recorded on 2018 for this study and 1 revision TKR patient and 2 patients with incomplete data were excluded. At baseline, 78.6% patients were female, 72.3% were Balinese and 84.1% were housewives. The mean age of patients was 63 years old. Authors also record that 44 (78.6%) patients are Overweight patients (BMI 25.00-29.99 kg/m2), 11 (19.6%) patients are at Obese Class I (30.00-34.99 kg/ m2) range, and only 1 (1.8%) patients have normal weight (18.50-24.99 kg/m2). As many as 51.8% patients had right TKR and 49.2% left TKR. The modus of patient’s length of stay is 7 days with 27 (48.2%) patients started to walk on the 4th day. VAS was recorded at level 4/10 on 92.9% patient. Drain was removed after 3 days on 42 (75%) patients. 15 patients (26.8%) had PRC transfusion due to anemia after operation.


Body mass index, Obese, Orhopaedic surgery, Ostearthritis knee, Overweight, Total knee replacement

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