Catalan Arthroplasty Register - Registre d'Artroplàsties de Catalunya - RACat
The Catalan Arthroplasty Register
(RACat, from its acronym in Catalan)
is a population-based register designed to assess the clinical effectiveness of hip and knee arthroplasties in Catalonia.
The aim of this report is to present the results of the information sent to the RACat corresponding to the 2005-2010 period, in terms of quality of the data, characteristics of the operated patients, types of surgical procedures, prosthesis used, and patient survival at 1 year and at mid-term up to 4 years after surgery.