Patients may benefit with same-day discharge after THA

Most patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty may benefit from same-day discharge, according to results published in The Journal of Arthroplasty, as researchers found change in patient preference postoperatively was the main cause of same-day discharge failure. Among 106 patients undergoing THA preselected for same-day discharge, Jonathan R. Danoff, MD, and colleagues identified reasons for not discharging home on the same day of surgery as the primary outcome, while the proportion of patients who failed same-day discharge and any preoperative patient characteristics that could be linked to