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White Paper on Joint Replacement

Status of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Care in Germany

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  • Information on indications, procedures, health economic aspects

  • Current situation from an expert perspective with contributions from renowned experts

  • Open Access Publication

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII
  2. Introduction to the Indications and Procedures

    • Cornelia Seidlitz, Miriam Kip
    Pages 1-14Open Access
  3. Prevalence of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

    • Florian Rothbauer, Ute Zerwes, Hans-Holger Bleß, Miriam Kip
    Pages 15-39Open Access
  4. Status of Healthcare

    • Michael Weißer, Ute Zerwes, Simon Krupka, Tonio Schönfelder, Silvia Klein, Hans-Holger Bleß
    Pages 41-89Open Access
  5. Healthcare System Stakeholders

    • Hubertus Rosery, Tonio Schönfelder
    Pages 91-104Open Access
  6. Health Economic Aspects

    • Michael Weißer, Hubertus Rosery, Tonio Schönfelder
    Pages 105-119Open Access
  7. Requirements for Adequate Arthroplasty Care (Expert Opinions)

    • Hans-Holger Bleß
    Pages 121-132Open Access
  8. Back Matter

    Pages 133-135

About this book

White Paper on Joint Replacement

This White Paper details the status of hip and knee arthroplasty care in Germany. Hip and knee replacements are amongst the most frequently performed procedures and usually become necessarily due to age-related wear of the joint, osteoarthritis and fractures of the femoral neck. In light of demographic change, demands with regard to standards of care and the procedures are likely to rise.

Contents

•             This White Paper contains information on indications, procedures, health economic aspects and the healthcare system stakeholders involved.

•             It portrays current developments with regard to the prevalence of hip and knee arthroplasty, the healthcare situation and quality of care within the chain of medical care.

•             This book is complemented by a chapter assessing the current situation from an expert perspective with contributions from renowned experts in the fields of science, medical technology and medical practice.

This book addresses people involved in shaping and representing the healthcare system from a variety of fields including medical professions, health insurances and health sciences as well as journalists and patient representatives.


Keywords

  • Joint Replacement
  • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • White Paper
  • Germany
  • Open Access

Editors and Affiliations

  • IGES Institut GmbH, Berlin, Germany

    Hans-Holger Bleß, Miriam Kip

About the editors

Hans-Holger Bleß, IGES-Institut GmbH, Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin
Dr. med. Miriam Kip, IGES-Institut GmbH, Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: White Paper on Joint Replacement

  • Book Subtitle: Status of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Care in Germany

  • Editors: Hans-Holger Bleß, Miriam Kip

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-55918-5

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018

  • License: CC BY-NC

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-662-55917-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-662-55918-5

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 135

  • Number of Illustrations: 46 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Orthopaedics, Surgery

Buying options

Softcover Book
USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)