Prevalence of Pseudotumor in Asymptomatic Patients After Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty
- Reply to comments on Reito et al.: Repeated metal ion measurements in patients with high risk metal-on-metal hip replacement. Reito, Aleksi; Moilanen, Teemu; Puolakka, Timo; Pajamäki, Jorma; Eskelinen, Antti // International Orthopaedics;Mar2015, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p611
A response from the authors of the article "Repeated metal ion measurements in patients with high risk metal-on-metal hip replacement" in a 2014 issue is presented.
- Ipsilateral Femoral Autograft Reconstruction After Resection of a Pelvic Tumor. Biau, David J.; Thévenin, Fabrice; Dumaine, Valérie; Babinet, Antoine; Tomeno, Bernard; Anract, Philippe // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 1, p142
Background: Reconstruction of bone after the resection of a pelvic tumor is challenging. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the use of the ipsilateral femur as the graft material for reconstruction. Methods: We performed a retrospective review of thirteen patients with a malignant...
- Do Retrieval Analysis and Blood Metal Measurements Contribute to Our Understanding of Adverse Local Tissue Reactions? Campbell, Patricia; Kung, Michael; Hsu, Andrew; Jacobs, Joshua // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Dec2014, Vol. 472 Issue 12, p3718
Background: Metal-on-metal (MoM) total hip arthroplasties (THAs) and the head-neck and neck-body junctions in modular THA are associated with a variety of local and systemic reactions to their related wear and corrosion products. Although laboratory testing is available, the relationship between...
- DePuy Orthopaedics launches new hip bearing system. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Jan2008, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p72
The article reports that DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. has announced an option for restoring hip mobility in patients who require total hip replacement. The hip bearing system is entitled the Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System AltrX. Information about how the polyethylene liners did in laboratory...
- Revision Total Hip Arthoplasty: Factors Associated with Re-Revision Surgery. Khatod, Monti; Cafri, Guy; Inacio, Maria C. S.; Schepps, Alan L.; Paxton, ElizabethW.; Bini, Stefano A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;3/4/2015, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p359
Background: The survivorship of implants after revision total hip arthroplasty and risk factors associated with re-revision are not well defined. We evaluated the re-revision rate with use of the institutional total joint replacement registry. The purpose of this study was to determine patient,...
- OA patients have high drug use, costs before surgery. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/14/2011, Issue 628, p9
The article discusses a U.S. study about the patterns of pharmacotherapy in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement for osteoarthritis, which was published in the April 22, 2011 issue of "Arthritis and Rheumatism."
- Woman, 107, Undergoes Hip Replacement Surgery. Tarafdar, swapna // India -- West;4/15/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 21, pA34
The article reports on the partial hip replacement surgery of 107-year-old woman Vidyavati Chopra and possibly to become the oldest person to have a partial hip replacement in India in 2011.
- Hip arthroplasty. // Nursing Standard;2/10/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p58
A quiz concerning the nursing care of a patient undergoing hip arthroplasty is presented.
- Office Management of Digital Mucous Cysts. Zuber, Thomas J. // American Family Physician;12/15/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p1987
Digital mucous cysts are solitary, clear, or flesh-colored nodules that develop on the dorsal digits between the distal interphalangeal joint and the proximal nail fold. There are two types of digital mucous cysts: one type is associated with degenerative changes in the distal interphalangeal...