Knee Replacement Revision Archives - Page 2 of 3 - drmeftah
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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Long-Term Performance of Ceramic and Metal Femoral Heads on Conventional Polyethylene in Young and Active Patients
Abstract Background: Ceramic femoral heads produce less wear of the opposing polyethylene than do metal femoral heads in wear simulation studies. This is a matched-pair analysis of the wear of ceramic...
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Eighty-six Percent Failure Rate of a Modular-Neck Femoral Stem Design at 3 to 5 Years
Abstract 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...
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Transcription Error Rates in Retrospective Chart Reviews
Electronic health record (EHR) technologies have improved the ease of access to structured clinical data. The standard means by which data are collected continues to be manual chart review.
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Use of a Modified Rep Model in Primary Joint Arthroplasty: Lessons Learned
Orthopedic implant device sales representatives (“reps”) can provide intraoperative guidance based on their product knowledge, as part of their many responsibilities. However, for experienced high-volume...
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Efficacy of Adductor Canal Block With Liposomal Bupivacaine: A Randomized Prospective Clinical Trial
This study compared the postoperative analgesic efficacy of liposomal bupivacaine as a single-administration adductor canal block (ACB) vs periarticular injection (PAI) for pain control after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
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Patients Discharged to Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Undergo More Diagnostic Interventions With No Improvement in Outcomes
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 rehabilitation...
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Long-term Results of a First-Generation Annealed Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Young, Active Patients
The survivorship of total hip arthroplasty in younger patients is dependent on the wear characteristics of the bearing surfaces. Long-term results with conventional polyethylene in young patients show...
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Diagnostic Algorithm for Residual Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty
Although total knee arthroplasty is a successful and cost-effective procedure, patient dissatisfaction remains as high as 50%. Postoperative residual knee pain after total knee arthroplasty, with or without...
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