Hip Replacement Archives - drmeftah
How do I know if I need replacement surgery?
How do I know if I need a joint replacement surgery? Radiographs, CT scan or MRI Reveal Advanced Arthritis or Significant Joint Damage You Have Chronic and Significant Pain Your Hip or Knee Disability...
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Retrospective Comparative Analysis of Opioid Issuance Trends for Total Joint Arthroplasty in 2014 and 2017
OBJECTIVE The increasing number of overdoses and deaths caused byopioids spotlights a complex public health crisis faced bythe American society. Hence, concerns surrounding the dependence and abuse of...
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Characterizing Comorbidities in Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients in a Safety-Net Hospital Using the Age-Adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index
INTRODUCTION Total knee and hip arthroplasty is often performed for severe cases of osteoarthritis. It is generally performed on older patients, usually over 55 years of age, and is more common in obese...
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Customized Knee Articulating Cement Spacer with Stem Extension for Treatment of Chronic Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Abstract Introduction: Choice of articulating spacer in selected Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) patients with instability that do not qualify for a second-stage revision (i.
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Piriformis-Sparing Technique in Total Hip Arthroplasty with Posterolateral Approach
Abstract Introduction: Hip dislocation is a devastating complication after total hip arthroplasty (THA), which is slightly higher when using the traditional posterior approach. The piriformis tendon is...
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Risk Factors for Early Periprosthetic Fracture after Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
Periprosthetic fracture (PPF) after total hip arthroplasty (THA) is associated with adverse outcomes. Many studies have sought to determine risk factors for PPF, though controversy exists regarding several variables.
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2962 Pre-Operative Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection Decreases Post-Operative Complications in Patients Undergoing Knee and Hip Arthroplasty
AbstractINTRODUCTION:Large joint surgeries, hip and knee arthroplasties, are often performed in individuals with hepatitis C infection. Hepatitis C has been identified as one of risk factors for the post-operative complications.
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Tranexamic Acid Reduces Transfusion Rates in Obese Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Abstract BACKGROUND:While tranexamic acid (TXA) has been well shown to reduce blood loss after joint replacement surgery, little is known regarding its effectiveness in obese patients.
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Total joint arthroplasty in immunocompromised patients: a matched pair analysis for comorbidities
Abstract Background:The prevalence and demand for total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C (HCV) have steadily increased. However, the relationship...
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Trends in cup position utilizing computer-assisted navigation during total hip arthroplasty: A retrospective observational study
Abstract Background:Proper positioning of the acetabular cup deters dislocation after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and is therefore a key focus for orthopaedic surgeons. The concept of a safe zone for...
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