Impact of Prostheses on Function and Quality of Life for Children with Unilateral Congenital Below-the-Elbow Deficiency
- Changes in Chopart joint load following tibiotalar arthrodesis: in vitro analysis of 8 cadaver specimen in a dynamic model. Suckel, A.; Muller, O.; Herberts, T.; Wulker, N. // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2007, Vol. 8, p80
Background: In the current discussion of surgical treatment of arthroses in the ankle joint, arthrodesis is in competition with artificial joint replacement. Up until now, no valid biomechanical findings have existed on the changes in intraarticular loads following arthrodesis. One argument...
- Joint replacement for younger people. Rutkowski, John // Arthritis Today;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p40
Focuses on joint replacement surgery. Restriction of the surgery to elderly who are in general less likely to overwork a replacement joint; Success rate of the operation; Evidences showing the longevity of implants and their performance; Comparison of the effectiveness of the surgery between...
- Millennium watch. // Discover;Jan2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p28
Cites' doctors experiments with combinations of ceramic, metal and plastic to create low-friction artificial joints.
- In Vivo Distraction Forces in Extendible Endoprosthetic Replacements–a Study of 34 Patients. Meswania, J M; Walker, P S; Sneath, R S; Grimer, R J // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part H;Jul98, Vol. 212 Issue 3, p151
Using an instrumented distraction tool 34 extendible endoprosthetic replacements were lengthened to measure total resistance to extension. The study consisted of 19 distal femoral, 2 proximal femoral, 1 total femoral, 8 proximal tibial, 1 distal humeral, 2 proximal humeral and 1 total humeral...
- Overcome dental dangers. Morrow, Shelly // Arthritis Today;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the importance of informing the dentist of having undergone joint replacement surgery to lessen the risks for the occurrence of late joint infection that could result in the body's rejection of the artificial joint after surgery. Possible cause of the infection; Prevention of infection.
- Early Clinical Failure of Total Joint Replacement in Association with Follicular Proliferation of B-Lymphocytes. Al-saffar, Najat // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2002, Vol. 84-A Issue 12, p2270
Studies the early clinical failure of total joint replacement in association with folicular proliferation of B-lymphocytes. Key issues of interest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on bone and joint surgery.
- Hammer Toe Surgical Correction: Arthrodesis of the Proximal lnterphalangeal (PIP) Joint Using a New Shape Memory Intramedullary Implant. Delmi, Marino // Podiatry Management;Oct2009, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p164
The article presents a study using an intramedullary implant in hammer toe surgical correction with the aim of increasing fusion rate, decreasing complications and improving patient's comfort. The procedure was conducted on 170 patients and assessments taken in 12 months. The result showed a...
- Chromosomal Aberrations in the Peripheral Blood of Patients with Metal-on-Metal Hip Bearings. Dunstan, E.; Ladon, D.; Whittingham-Jones, P.; Carrington, R.; Briggs, T. W. R. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 3, p517
Background: Approximately one-third of patients undergoing joint replacement are under sixty years of age. Many of these patients may be exposed to wear debris from the orthopaedic implant for several decades. Clinical follow-up of this group of patients has been short compared with the...
- Extraction of Broken Long Intramedullary Nails Used in Knee Arthrodesis. Khanduja, Vikas; Vemulapalli, Krishna K.; El-Zebdeh, Mustafa // Journal of Knee Surgery (SLACK Incorporated);Apr2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p117
Presents a surgical technique for extraction of broken long intramedullary nails used in knee arthrodesis. Information on knee arthrodesis; Explanation on an intramedullary nail; Details of two medical cases of women who underwent an arthrodesis.