Posts for Arthroplasty

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A cross-sectional study: locomotive syndrome

Case studies - 23 November, 2017

The concept of “locomotive syndrome” is the circumstances in which elderly people need nursing care services or are at high risk of requiring such services…

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Robotics for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Robotics for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Surgery - 21 February, 2017

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) surgery is one of the most successful surgeries, with over 95% survivorship at 10-years’ follow-up and with positive clinical outcomes. In…

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The accuracy of pre-operative templating on Knee Arthroplasty

The accuracy of pre-operative templating on Knee Arthroplasty

Templating - 26 January, 2017

Pre-operative planning is recommended for every type of surgery and pre-operative templating has become very popular since the planning of orthopedic surgical procedures became a…

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Surgical site infections are influenced by operating room quality

Surgical site infections are influenced by operating room quality

Surgery - 5 January, 2017

It is almost inevitable to consider that the rate of surgical site infections are strongly influenced by the operating room quality. The structural features of…

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Disease and lower reported outcomes undergoing total knee arthroplasty

Disease and lower reported outcomes undergoing total knee arthroplasty

Radiology - 29 December, 2016

A total knee arthroplasty has been performed on a vastly number of younger patients with osteoarthritis and a few studies have shown prevalence of residual…

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A NEW LOOK INTO AN INTRAOPERATIVE PROXIMAL FEMORAL FRACTURE

A new look into an intraoperative proximal femoral fracture

Case studies - 7 December, 2016

On a total hip arthroplasty, there is a complication – the intraoperative proximal femoral fracture – which happens more often than it should and it…

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PRE-OPERATIVE PLANNING FOR A TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT

Pre-operative planning for a total joint replacement

Preoperative planning - 7 October, 2016

Pre-operative planning should be a priority in primary total joint replacement, it either happens for the knee or hip. A pre-operative analysis helps the surgeon…

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PREPARING PATIENTS FOR A KNEE REPLACEMENT: THE PROCEDURES

Preparing patients for a knee replacement: the procedures

Arthroplasty - 29 September, 2016

A knee replacement will be performed when the knee is severely damaged mostly caused by arthritis or injury. It works when it becomes hard for…

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Hip arthroplasty templating: a digital approach

Templating - 26 July, 2016

In the past decade, indications for hip replacements increased,  according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 300,000 total hip replacements are…

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