Individual Study / EUROHIP

The European collaborative database of cost and practice patterns of THR

The European collaborative database of cost and practice patterns of THR

Initiatives -
The overall aims of the 'EUROHIP' cohort study are threefold: 1. to describe the amount of variation in disease severity at the time of primary total hip replacement in Europe; 2. to look for determinants of any variation; 3. to examine the effects of variations and their determinants on short-term (one year) patient centred outcomes *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
Bertelsmann Foundation and Centrepulse Orthopaedic Ltd (Sulzer Medical Ltd). This cohort study was also supported by the Medical Research Council, Health Services Research Collaboration (MRC HSRC).


Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Paul Dieppe
    University of Oxford


Study design
Patients' cohort

Marker Paper

Dieppe P, Judge A, Williams S, Ikwueke I, Guenther KP, Floeren M, et al. Variations in the pre-operative status of patients coming to primary hip replacement for osteoarthritis in European orthopaedic centres. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2009;10:19. doi:10.1186/1471-2474-10-19


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Paients - osteoarthritis (OA). Mean age 65.7 years.


Availability of data and biosamples