Simultaneous Bilateral vs Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty, a Review of Safety and Efficacy at a Single Institution

Study ID
STU 072011-075

Cancer Related

Healthy Volunteers

Study Sites

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital—St. Paul
  • Parkland Health & Hospital System

Cindy Daniel

Principal Investigator
Michael Huo


The investigators will collect information from the medical records and hospital accounts of patients who have undergone knee replacement surgery. The information gathered will include length of hospital stay, time in operating room, duration of anesthesia, type of implant, weight and age of patients, time of work, the outcome of the surgery, peroperative risk factors/comorbidities, postoperative complications, outcomes of physical theraphy, knee function, activity level, discomfort and costs.

Participant Eligibility

All patients who are 18 years of age or older, regardless of race, age, gender, ethnic background, or co-morbidities who present for a unilateral or simultaneous bilateral TKA.