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Eighty-six Percent Failure Rate of a Modular-Neck Femoral Stem Design at 3 to 5 Years
Background:While innovation drives advancement, it is not immune to failure. Previously, we reported a corrosion-related revision rate of 28% (23 of 81 total hip arthroplasties) among patients who received...
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Early Corrosion-Related Failure of the Rejuvenate Modular Total Hip Replacement
Background:The Rejuvenate modular-neck stem implant (Stryker Orthopaedics, Mahwah, New Jersey) was recently recalled due to corrosion at the femoral neck-stem junction. The purpose of this study was to...
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Ten-Year Follow-up of a Rotating-Platform, Posterior-Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty
Background:The rotating-platform, posterior-stabilized knee was designed to decrease polyethylene wear and to address challenges associated with Low Contact Stress mobile-bearing knees.
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Management of Modifiable Risk Factors Prior to Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Background: Preoperative risk stratification and optimization of preoperative care may be helpful in reducing readmission rates after primary total joint arthroplasty. Assessment of the predictive value...
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Durable Fixation Achieved With Medialized, High Hip Center Cementless THAs for Crowe II and III Dysplasia
Background A high hip center total hip arthroplasty (THA) for dysplasia allows more complete socket coverage by native bone at the expense of abnormal hip biomechanics. Despite poor results with cemented...
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Early Corrosion-Related Failure of the Rejuvenate Modular Total Hip Replacement
The Rejuvenate modular-neck stem implant (Stryker Orthopaedics, Mahwah, New Jersey) was recently recalled due to corrosion at the femoral neck-stem junction. The purpose of this study was to investigate...
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Correcting Fixed Varus Deformity with Flexion Contracture During Total Knee Arthroplasty: The “Inside-Out” Technique
Traditional methods for correcting a severe varus and flexion deformity of the knee during total knee arthroplasty can often lead to excessive release of the medial collateral ligament, hematoma formation,...
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