The Influence of Procedure Volumes and Standardization of Care on Quality and Efficiency in Total Joint Replacement Surgery
- 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...
- 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.
- Are Antibiotics Necessary in Hip Arthroplasty With Asymptomatic Bacteriuria? Seeding Risk With/Without Treatment. Cordero-Ampuero, José; González-Fernández, Enrique; Martínez-Vélez, David; Esteban, Jaime // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Dec2013, Vol. 471 Issue 12, p3822
Background: In patients with asymptomatic bacteriuria undergoing hip arthroplasty, the risk of prosthetic joint infection (PJI) and appropriateness of specific antibiotics are unclear. Questions/purposes: We determined (1) the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria; and (2) the incidence of PJI...
- Risk Factors Associated with Deep Surgical Site Infections After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. Namba, Robert S.; Inacio, Maria C. S.; Paxton, Elizabeth W. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/1/2013, Vol. 95-A Issue 9, p775
Background: Deep surgical site infection following total knee arthroplasty is a devastating complication. Patient and surgical risk factors for this complication have not been thoroughly examined. The purpose of this study was to evaluate risk factors associated with deep surgical site infection...
- Erratum to: Identification and Validation of Risk Factors for Postoperative Infectious Complications Following Hepatectomy. Pessaux, Patrick; Broek, Maartje; Wu, Tao; Damink, Steven; Piardi, Tullio; Dejong, Cornelis; Ntourakis, Dimitrios; Dam, Ronald // Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery;Nov2013, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p2032
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- Risk factors for wound complications in patients undergoing primary closure of the perineal defect after total proctectomy. Bertucci Zoccali, Marco; Biondi, Alberto; Krane, Mukta; Kueberuwa, Essie; Rizzo, Gianluca; Persiani, Roberto; Coco, Claudio; Hurst, Roger; D'Ugo, Domenico; Fichera, Alessandro // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Jan2015, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p87
Purpose: Perineal wounds after complete proctectomy are at risk for failure, with dramatic consequences on patients' health and quality of life. This study is aimed at identifying risk factors for wound complications in patients undergoing primary closure of the perineal defect after total...
- Results of the Anatomic Medullary Locking Total Hip Arthroplasty at a Minimum of Twenty Years. Belmont, Jr., Philip J.; Powers, Cara C.; Beykirch, Sarah E.; Hopper, Jr., Robert H.; Engh, Jr., C. Anderson; Engh, Charles A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 7, p1524
Between October 1982 and December 1984, the senior author performed 223 total hip arthroplasties in 215 patients with use of the anatomic medullary locking hip stem and TriSpike cup. We now report on 119 of these hips at a mean of 22.0 years (range, 20.0 to 25.0 years) after surgery. Of the...
- Interposition Arthroplasty with an Achilles Tendon Allograft as a Salvage Procedure for the Elbow. Larson, A. Noelle; Morrey, Bernard E. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 12, p2714
Background: Interposition arthroplasty is often considered to be a salvage option for the treatment of severe elbow arthritis when conservative treatment has failed and total joint replacement is contraindicated. The present retrospective study summarizes the results of a specific interposition...