By Colleen DeVore, OFA Liaison
In 2000 there were 169 OFA numbers issued. Of those 169 clearances, the ratings were as follows:
For comparative purposes, there were 206 OFA numbers issued in 1999 and those ratings were reported as follows:
In 2000 there were 35 patella OFA numbers issued, compared to 48 OFA numbers in 1999.
In 2000 there were 69 elbow OFA numbers issued, compared to 72 OFA numbers in 1999.
In 2000 6 Cardiac clearances were issued, compared to 5 issued in 1999.
In 2000 3 Thyroid clearances were issued, as compared to 1 issued in 1999.
(Full OFA findings can be viewed in the FCRSA Inc. Specialty 2001 newsletter page 137)