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Latest Publications and Research on Hip replacement

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg  2013 Apr 13  

Revision total hip replacement with a cemented long femoral component: minimum 9-year follow-up results.

So K, Kuroda Y, Matsuda S, Akiyama H

Department of Orthopaedics, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan, [email protected]

BACKGROUND: Surgical revision after failed total hip replacement is a technically challenging procedure. The aim of this study was to analyze the long... Read More

Source: PubMed


Plast. Reconstr. Surg.  2013 Apr 11  

Evidence-based value of subcutaneous surgical wound drainage: the largest systematic review and meta-analyses.

Kosins AM, Scholz T, Cetinkaya M, Evans GR

1Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Institute, University of California, Irvine, 200 S. Manchester Avenue, Suite 650, Orange, CA 92868-3298 2 Duke University, Department of Statistical Sciences, 214 Old Chemistry Building, Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251, Office: (919) 684-4210.

OBJECTIVE:: To determine the evidenced-base value of prophylactic drainage of subcutaneous wounds in surgery. METHODS:: An electronic search was perfo... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Am Geriatr Soc    

Venous thromboembolism after joint replacement in older male veterans with comorbidity.

Kapoor A, Chew P, Silliman RA, Hylek EM, Katz JN, Cabral H, Berlowitz D

Hospital Medicine Unit, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts.

To identify older adults with comorbidities or poor functional status at high risk of postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE).... Read More

Source: PubMed

Thromb. Res.  2013 Apr 8  

Venous thromboprophylaxis duration and adherence to international guidelines in patients undergoing major orthopaedic surgery: Results of the international, longitudinal, observational DEIMOS registry.

Arcelus JI, Felicissimo P

Department of Surgery, Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, University of Granada, Granada, Spain. Electronic address: [email protected]

BACKGROUND: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is major health problem worldwide with substantial morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to assess post-o... Read More

Source: PubMed

BMJ Open    

What determines patient satisfaction with surgery? A prospective cohort study of 4709 patients following total joint replacement.

Hamilton DF, Lane JV, Gaston P, Patton JT, Macdonald D, Simpson AH, Howie CR

Department of Trauma and Orthopedics College of Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

To investigate the factors which influence patient satisfaction with surgical services and to explore the relationship between overall satisfaction, s... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Clin Nurs    

Effectiveness of home monitoring according to the Model of Living in hip replacement surgery patients.

Demir SG, Erdil F

Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.

To evaluate the effectiveness of home monitoring according to the Model of Living in hip replacement surgery patients.... Read More

Source: PubMed

Clin. Microbiol. Infect.  2013 Mar 7  

Risk factors for superficial wound complications in hip and knee arthroplasty.

Carroll K, Dowsey M, Choong P, Peel T

Department of Orthopaedics, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Superficial wound complications have been consistently implicated in the development of prosthetic joint infection. This cohort study aimed to determi... Read More

Source: PubMed

PLoS ONE    

Patients with severe radiographic osteoarthritis have a better prognosis in physical functioning after hip and knee replacement: a cohort-study.

Keurentjes JC, Fiocco M, So-Osman C, Onstenk R, Koopman-Van Gemert AW, Pöll RG, Kroon HM, Vliet Vlieland TP, Nelissen RG

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Although Total Hip and Knee Replacements (THR/TKR) improve Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) at the group level, up to 30% of patients are dissat... Read More

Source: PubMed

Br J Hosp Med (Lond)    

Documenting informed consent in elective hip replacement surgery: a simple change in practice.

Isherwood J, Dean B, Pandit H

Adequate documentation of informed consent is an important aspect of many doctors' work and failings in this area may result in patient dissatisfactio... Read More

Source: PubMed

Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil    

Risk factors for acute kidney injury after hip fracture surgery in the elderly individuals.

Ulucay C, Eren Z, Kaspar EC, Ozler T, Yuksel K, Kantarci G, Altintas F

Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, Yeditepe Medical Faculty, Ankara Cad no 102 Kozyatagi Istanbul PK, Turkey.

We aimed to evaluate possible risk factors associated with acute kidney injury (AKI) after hip fracture surgery in the elderly individuals.... Read More

Source: PubMed

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