2000 OFA Report

By Colleen DeVore, OFA Liaison

Hips

In 2000 there were 169 OFA numbers issued. Of those 169 clearances, the ratings were as follows:

Excellent 18%
Good 72%
Fair 10%

For comparative purposes, there were 206 OFA numbers issued in 1999 and those ratings were reported as follows:

Excellent 18%
Good 70%
Fair 12%

Patellas

In 2000 there were 35 patella OFA numbers issued, compared to 48 OFA numbers in 1999.

Elbows

In 2000 there were 69 elbow OFA numbers issued, compared to 72 OFA numbers in 1999.

Cardiac

In 2000 6 Cardiac clearances were issued, compared to 5 issued in 1999.

Thyroid

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)