The average age of the patients was 54.4 years (range 27-73). The average American Society of Anesthesiologists score was 1.6 (range 1-3). Of the 549 patients, 3 (0.5%) admitted from the surgery center to our local hospital. One patient was admitted for pain control after failing to disclose his long-term high-dose narcotic dependence, one patient was admitted for an acetabular component migration identified on postoperative x-ray, and one patient was admitted for hypotension, bradycardia, and an acute polyarthralgia exacerbation. An additional patient was seen 2 days after surgery in a local emergency department for oversedation secondary to narcotics and later discharged to home.