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HIP and KNEE replacements in USA

The number of typical hip replacement and knee replacement increased in the U.S. considerably.

In 2011 in the United States was carried out 645,062 typical knee replacements and 306,000 typical hip replacements. Within ten years increased rapidly the absolute number of operations and their relative incidence in Medicare population.

In 2000 there were performed 282,350 typical knee replacements, in an average of 5.38 per 1000 MEDICARE participants. In 2010 was carried out 645,062 typical knee replacements, in an average of 9.04 per 1000 MEDICARE participants.

In 2000 there were performed 165,065 typical hip replacements, in an average of 2.72 per 1000 MEDICARE participants. In 2010 was carried out 306,600 typical hip replacements, in an average of 3.91 per 1000 MEDICARE participants.

Hip and knee replacements are more common in women. In the case of the knee replacement are women 56-58% of all treated, if the hip replacement even 71-75% of all.

The costs of replacements were very different, not only between countries but also in the same place or area.

The average price of a knee replacement was 31,124 USD. Lowest 11,317 (Montgomery, Alabama), highest 69,645 (New York). The biggest difference on one market was 16,772 and 61,585 USD  = 267% (Dallas).

The average price of a hipp replacenet was 30,124 USD. Lowest 11,327 (Birmingham, Alabama), highest 73,987 (Boston). The biggest difference on one market were recorded in Boston, where the lowest price was 17,910, the difference is therefore 313%.

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