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Performance of Non-Cemented, Hemispherical, Rim-Fit, Hydroxyapatite Coated Acetabular Component
Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess the durability of a non-cemented, hemispherical rim-fit, hydroxyapatite coated cup with a highly cross-linked polyethylene in 223 total hip arthroplasties.
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Safety and Efficacy of Non-Cemented Femoral Fixation in Patients 75 Years of Age and Older
Abstract The aim of this study was to assess peri-operative complications, safety and efficacy of non-cemented femoral fixation in total hip arthroplasty (THA) as compared to cemented femoral fixation...
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The effect of implant size difference on patient outcomes and failure after bilateral simultaneous total knee arthroplasty
Abstract Background Proper sizing of femoral and tibial components has been associated with long-term outcomes and survivorship in simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty (SBTKA) and may be a reason...
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Obesity does not influence acetabular component accuracy when using a 3D optical computer navigation system
Abstract Introduction Improper cup positioning and leg length discrepancy (LLD) are two of the most common errors following total hip arthroplasty (THA) and are associated with potentially significant consequences.
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Assessment of Reactive Synovitis in Rotating-Platform Posterior-Stabilized Design: A 10-Year Prospective Matched-Pair MRI Study
Abstract This is the first long-term (mean 11.6 years), prospective, matched-pair study (based on age, gender, BMI and UCLA scores) using MAVRIC (multi-acquisition variable-resonance image combination)...
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A Comparison of Blood Metal Ions in Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Metal and Ceramic Heads
Abstract Background In recent time, metal ion debris and adverse local tissue reaction have reemerged as an area of clinical concern with the use of large femoral heads after total hip arthroplasty (THA).
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All-Polyethylene Tibial Implant in Young, Active Patients: A Concise Follow-Up, 10 to 18 years
Abstract This is a long-term follow-up report of all-polyethylene tibial components in 60 years and younger, active patients. At the mean follow-up of 12.4 ± 2.7 (range, 10-18 years), no more patients...
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Following Total Knee Arthroplasty
Abstract Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is an uncommon cause of residual pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The presentation is variable, and there is no gold standard diagnostic test.
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Patients Discharged to Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Undergo More Diagnostic Interventions With No Improvement in Outcomes
Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a difference in the number of diagnostic tests and interventions, pain and function scores, or satisfaction of patients discharged to inpatient...
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Alternative Payment Models in Total Joint Arthroplasty An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Perspective on Performance and Logistics
Abstract » The U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare”) represents a comprehensive initiative to improve health insurance coverage, affordability, and access,...
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