Iranian Joint Registry(Iranian National Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Registry)

Document Type : PERSPECTIVE


1 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Knee and Sport Medicine Education and Research Center, Tehran, Iran

2 Orthopaedic Department Milad Hospital, Knee and Sport Medicine Education and Research Center, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

4 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

5 University of Gothenburg, Department of Orthopaedics, Consultant in Orthopaedics at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden

6 Clinical Research Center Milad Hospital, Knee and Sport Medicine Education and Research Center, Tehran, Iran

7 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

8 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

9 Orthopaedic Department Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran

10 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tehran University Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

11 Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Tehran Medical Sciences Branch,Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

12 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

13 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

14 Orthopedic Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

15 Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Ordibehesht Hospital, Shiraz, Iran

16 knee and Sport Medicine Research and Education Center Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran

17 knee and Sport Medicine Research and Education Center, Milad Hospital, Tehran, Iran


 Periodic evaluation and monitoring the health and economic outcome of joint replacement surgery is a common and popular process under the territory of joint registries in many countries. In this article we introduce the methodology used for the foundation of the National Iranian Joint Registry (IJR) with a joint collaboration of the Social Security Organization (SSO) and academic research departments considering the requirements of the Iran’s Ministry of Health and Education.


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