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Latest Publications and Research on Knee Replacement

Sleep Breath  2013 Apr 14  

Obstructive sleep apnea and delirium: exploring possible mechanisms.

Mirrakhimov AE, Brewbaker CL, Krystal AD, Kwatra MM

Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA,

INTRODUCTION: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a medical disorder strongly associated with multiple comorbidities and postoperative complications. Cur... 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

Knee  2013 Apr 11  

Performance assessment of femoral knee components made from cobalt-chromium alloy and oxidized zirconium.

Brandt JM, Guenther L, O'Brien S, Vecherya A, Turgeon TR, Bohm ER

Concordia Joint Replacement Group, 1155 Concordia Avenue - Suite 310, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R2K 2M9. Electronic address:

BACKGROUND: The surface characteristics of the femoral component affect polyethylene wear in modular total knee replacements. In the present retrieval... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Trace Elem Med Biol  2013 Feb 18  

Combining µX-ray fluorescence, µXANES and µXRD to shed light on Zn(2+) cations in cartilage and meniscus calcifications.

Dessombz A, Nguyen C, Ea HK, Rouzière S, Foy E, Hannouche D, Réguer S, Picca FE, Thiaudière D, Lioté F, Daudon M, Bazin D

Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS UMR 8502, Paris Sud University, Orsay, France.

We aimed to examine the presence of Zn, a trace element, in osteoarthritis (OA) cartilage and meniscus from patients undergoing total knee joint repla... Read More

Source: PubMed

Maturitas  2013 Apr 9  

Knee replacement for osteoarthritis.

Liddle AD, Pegg EC, Pandit H

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Knee replacement is one of the commonest surgical procedures performed in older adults, and its incidence is increasing rapidly. It is the only curati... 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

J. Med. Internet Res.    

Tailored system to deliver behavioral intervention and manage data in randomized trials.

Zheng H, Rosal MC, Oatis CA, Li W, Franklin PD

Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States.

The integrity of behavioral intervention trials depends on consistent intervention delivery, and uniform, comprehensive process data collection. It ca... 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:

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 Knee Surg  2013 Apr 10  

Reliability of Templating with Patient-Specific Instrumentation in Total Knee Arthroplasty.

Issa K, Rifai A, McGrath MS, Callaghan JJ, Wright C, Malkani AL, Mont MA, McInerney VK

Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Baltimore, Maryland.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography-based patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) may allow for reliable alignment and fewer outlie... Read More

Source: PubMed


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