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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BACKGROUND: Surgical revision after failed total hip replacement is a technically challenging procedure. The aim of this study was to analyze the long...
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...
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)....
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@example.com.
BACKGROUND: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is major health problem worldwide with substantial morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to assess post-o...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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....