Danish Knee Arthroplasty Registry - DKAR - DKR


The Danish Knee Arthroplasty Registry (DKR) is a nationwide clinical database. Since 2005 the DKR has been part of the Danish Orthopaedic Common Database.

The objective of the registry is to improve treatment related to knee arthroplastyBesides, due to the DKR it is possible to follow the development in quality of knee arthroplasty surgeries in Denmark as well as development in surgery rate in various orthopaedic departments and in total.

The quality of courses is assessed by use of six indicators, including prosthesis survival. These indicators can thus help the wards in their efforts of securing and improving the quality of knee arthroplasties.