Injury to the Colon During Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Case Report
- Uszkodzenie jelita grubego drutem Kirschnera. Drążkiewicz, Marek; Mościcki, Dariusz; Główka, Bartłomiej Marcin; Sułowski, Paweł; Wawrzyniak, Tomasz // Polish Surgery / Chirurgia Polska;2013, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p72
Colon injury resulting from the implantation of a Kirschner wire during total hip joint replacement surgery is a rare complication. In the case presented here, Kirschner wires migrated from the side of acetabular dome to the ascending colon thirteen years following orthopedic surgery. For a long...
- THE EYES OF A Child. St. Michael, Carrie // Good Housekeeping;Jun99, Vol. 228 Issue 6, p108
Recalls how Kathy and Bob Drummond saved the eyes of their daughter Amy, who was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, an eye cancer that affects babies. How the couple learned about their daughter's disease; Explanations from the couple; Therapy given to Amy.
- Learn from others to minimize learning curve with hip resurfacing arthroplasty. Rapp, Susan M. // Orthopedics Today;Mar2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p16
The article emphasizes the need to consider other orthopedic surgeons' experiences in hip resurfacing arthroplasty when performing the procedure.
- NZ Company pioneering 3D titanium implants. // Dissector;Dec2014, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p8
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- Effect of Bone Porosity on the Mechanical Integrity of the Bone-Cement Interface. Graham, Jove; Ries, Michael; Pruitt, Lisa // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2003, Vol. 85-A Issue 10, p1901
Background: Osteopenia is one factor that may influence the decision about the type of implant fixation to use in total hip arthroplasty. However, clinical studies generally do not associate the outcome of an arthroplasty with the degree of osteopenia. The mechanical integrity of the cement...
- Arthroscopy can successfully treat patients with persistent hip arthroplasty pain. Buddle, Renee Blisard // Orthopedics Today;Mar2013, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p34
The article focuses on a study which examined the effectiveness of hip arthroscopy in patients with total hip arthroplasty pain.
- A comparison of the validity and reliability of established bone stock loss classification systems and the proposal of a novel classification system. Parry, Michael C.; Whitehouse, Michael R.; Mehendale, Sanchit A.; Smith, Lindsay K.; Webb, Jason C.; Spencer, Robert F.; Blom, Ashley W. // Hip International;Jan-Mar2010, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p50
The classification and management of aseptic loosening of total hip arthroplasty remains a distinct challenge to the modern orthopaedic surgeon. The aim of this study was to assess the inter-observer and intra-observer reliability of commonly used classification systems for the assessment of...
- JOINT VENTURES. Becker, Cinda // Modern Healthcare;7/25/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 30, p24
Offers observation on the increasing costs of orthopedic implants in the U.S. Reason orthopedics is especially problematic; Percentage decrease in Medicare reimbursement for a total hip replacement; Actions taken by the hospitals to increase their supply costs for orthopedic implants.
- A 'cracking' complication of hemiarthroplasty of the hip. Brenkel, I.J.; Pearse, M.; Gregg, P.J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/20/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6562, p1648
Investigates the cracking complication of hemiarthroplasty of the hip. Fracture of metacarpal of the surgeon while doing hemiarthroplasty; Injuries of the hand during operations; Requirement during orthopaedic surgery.