Choice of Hospital for Revision Total Hip Replacement
- Hip Surgery--Playing the Numbers Game. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Apr2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p7
Deals with the increasing number of total hip replacement surgeries in the U.S. Factors being considered by patients who plan to undergo the surgery; Complications of the surgery.
- Hip replacement surgery. Dunkin, Mary Anne // Arthritis Today;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p24
Shows how to hip replacements are done through surgical procedures. Illustration of a healthy, damaged and artificial hip joints; Details on hip replacement after surgery; Discussion on various joints; Details on the replacement of knees and shoulders.
- Designer hips. Bulstrode, C.J.K.; Murray, D.W.; Carr, A.J.; Pynsent, P.B.; Carter, S.R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/20/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6880, p732
Examines the hip replacement operations performed in Great Britain. Variations in prices for hip replacement; Strategy to avoid the influence of fashion in hip replacements; Techniques to develop the design features to improve survival.
- Erratum. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2004, Vol. 86-A Issue 2, p363
Presents a correction for the article "The Swedish Total Hip Replacement Register," published in the Volume 84 of the "Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery".
- Newer Anesthesia and Rehabilitation Protocols Enable Outpatient Hip Replacement in Selected Patients. Richard Berger; Sheila Sanders; Elizabeth Thill; Scott Sporer; Craig Della Valle // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jun2009, Vol. 467 Issue 6, p1424
AbstractÂ Â Advancements in the surgical approach, anesthetic technique, and the initiation of rapid rehabilitation protocols have decreased the duration of hospitalization and subsequent length of recovery following elective total hip arthroplasty. We assessed the feasibility and safety of...
- Speeding Recovery for Hip Surgery Patients. Toto, Christian // World & I;Sep2005, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p26
The article focuses on a new brand of hip-joint replacement surgery that requires less tissue trauma than conventional hip procedures. Two small incisions are made by doctors during the surgery to insert the metal ball and hip joint as replacement for the damaged bone and cartilage. Some of the...
- Cementless Stems in Patients Aged >60 Years: Justified Use. Engh Sr., Charles A.; Leung, Serena // Orthopedics;Sep2003, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p921
The article discusses uncemented total hip replacements and their drawbacks on the elderly patients. It presents the resurgence in the U.S. of uncemented total hip replacement in the Medicare population. It states the differences in the various types of uncemented stems and their success rates...
- Standard transgluteal versus minimal invasive anterior approach in hip arthroplasty: a prospective, consecutive cohort study. Ilchmann, Thomas; Gersbach, Silke; Zwicky, Lukas; Clauss, Martin // Orthopedic Reviews;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p133
A minimally invasive anterior approach (MIS) was compared to a standard lateral approach in primary total hip arthroplasty. Clinical and radiological outcomes were analyzed 6 weeks, 12 weeks, one year and two years after surgery. The duration of surgery was longer, mobility one week after...
- The Cost-Effectiveness of Extended-Duration Antithrombotic Prophylaxis After Total Hip Arthroplasty. Skedgel, Chris; Goeree, Ron; Pleasance, Sue; Thompson, Kara; O'Brien, Bernie; Anderson, David // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 4, p819
Background: Although the risk of thromboembolism after total hip arthroplasty continues beyond hospital discharge, the cost-effectiveness of extending prophylaxis beyond hospitalization is unclear. We compared the cost-effectiveness of an extended duration of antithrombotic prophylaxis following...