Information about Musculoskeletal Procedures and Treatment

A summary of recent data about common orthopaedic procedures and treatment is reported below. For more detailed trend information segmented by age and sex, download the full Annual Incidence of Common Musculoskeletal Procedures and Treatment document. If you have questions, please e-mail oracle@aaos.org.

National Estimates of Musculoskeletal Procedures (2011)

Procedure

Hospital discharges

Total Knee Replacement

645,062

Total Hip Replacement

306,600

Partial Hip Replacement

105,509

Total Shoulder Replacement

29,414

Partial Shoulder Replacement

15,860

Spinal Fusion

465,070

DATA SOURCE: HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2011; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

SUGGESTED CITATION: Department of Research & Scientific Affairs, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Annual Incidence of Common Musculoskeletal Procedures and Treatment. http://www.aaos.org/research/stats/CommonProceduresTreatments-March2014.pdf. Published March 2014. Accessed [date].