Innovations - drmeftah
Innovations

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”

Albert Einstein

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Co-director of Robotic and Computer - assisted Joint Replacement Surgery
Patents
Dr. Meftah has several patents, mostly in the field of orthopedic surgery. He is actively involved in several new technology and implants/instrument designs.
Femoral component for a hip prosthesis
US20140343685A1
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Method for orienting an acetabular cup and instruments for use therewith
WO2013025927A9
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Affiliations
Awards
Adult Reconstructive SurgeryFellowship Teaching Award
July 2020
‘Orthopedics’ Best ClinicalArtical Award 2015
March/April 2016
Eastern Orthopaedic AssosiationResident / Fellow Award
October 2011
Harley and Betty BaxterResident / Fellow Award
June 2010
Academic Publications
Dr. Meftah is heavily involved in multiple research projects in the field of arthritis and adult reconstruction.
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Knee
Replacement
Knee Replacement
Revision
Hip
Replacement
Hip Replacement
Revision
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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Long-term results of total knee arthroplasty in young and active patients with posterior stabilized design
Background.The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term quality and performance of cemented posterior-stabilized (PS) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in young and active patients with gap balancing technique.
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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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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...
Read more
Long-term results of total knee arthroplasty in young and active patients with posterior stabilized design
Background.The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term quality and performance of cemented posterior-stabilized (PS) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in young and active patients with gap balancing technique.
Read more
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...
Read more
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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Long-term results of total knee arthroplasty in young and active patients with posterior stabilized design
Background.The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term quality and performance of cemented posterior-stabilized (PS) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in young and active patients with gap balancing technique.
Read more
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...
Read more
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.
Read more
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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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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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.
Read more
See more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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.
Read more
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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