By Colleen DeVore, OFA Liaison
In 2001 there were 186 OFA numbers issued. Of those 186 clearances, the ratings were as follows:
For comparative purposes, there were 169 OFA numbers issued in 2000 and those ratings were reported as follows:
In 2001 there were 60 patella OFA numbers issued, compared to 35 OFA numbers issued in 2000.
In 2001 there were 77 elbow OFA numbers issued, compared to 69 OFA numbers in 2000.
In 2001 14 Cardiac clearances were issued, compared to 6 issued in 2000.
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)