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INTRODUCTION: With the increasing adoption of value-based healthcare initiatives in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), a greater emphasis has been placed on implementing cost-saving measures while maintaining or improving quality of care. One area of interest has been postoperative ED visits. Here we evaluate potential risk factors for 90-day ED visits. METHODS: This is a case control study from a large, tertiary, private, academic institution. All primary TKAs between 7/1/2013 to 12/31/2017 were obtained retrospectively from a prospective institutional database utilized for contribution to a state-wide joint arthroplasty database. All patient charts were subsequently verified and reviewed for all-cause 90-day ED visits, and divided into two cohorts based on their ED visit. Patients were subsequently compared for differences in their baseline demographics, medical comorbidities, intra-operative factors and postoperative course. Unpaired t-test and chi-squared tests were performed for continuous and categorical variables, respectively, with p


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