2001 OFA Report

By Colleen DeVore, OFA Liaison

Hips

In 2001 there were 186 OFA numbers issued. Of those 186 clearances, the ratings were as follows:

Excellent 20.4%
Good 63.4%
Fair 10.2%
Borderline 0%
Mild 2.7%
Moderate

3.2%

Severe 0%

For comparative purposes, there were 169 OFA numbers issued in 2000 and those ratings were reported as follows:

Excellent 18%
Good 72%
Fair 10%

Patellas

In 2001 there were 60 patella OFA numbers issued, compared to 35 OFA numbers issued in 2000.

Elbows

In 2001 there were 77 elbow OFA numbers issued, compared to 69 OFA numbers in 2000.

Cardiac

In 2001 14 Cardiac clearances were issued, compared to 6 issued in 2000.

Thyroid

In 2001 5 Thyroid clearances were issued, as compared to 3 issued in 2000.

(Full OFA findings can be viewed in the FCRSA Inc. Specialty 2001 newsletter page 137)