- Clinical digest. Recent decline in use of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing could push up death rates. // Nursing Standard;1/22/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p20
The article discusses the article "Mortality Rates at 10 Years After Metal-on-Metal Hip Resurfacing Compared With Total Hip Replacement in England: Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics" by R. Kendal et al. in the "British Medical Journal", which found that a decline in...
- New life for old hips. // Consumer Reports on Health;Dec95, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p142
Reports that a panel from the US National Institutes of Health has concluded that hip-replacement surgery is safe and effective for nearly anyone suffering from unrelenting hip pain and lost mobility. New materials and techniques; Importance of regular checkups.
- 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.
- An operation that usually works. Mazur, Marcia // Nation's Business;Apr94, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p67
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- NIH panel reviews, praises status of total hip replacement. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;9/11/95, Vol. 7 Issue 17, p7
Reveals that according to an article in the `Journal of the American Medical Association,' increasing medical expertise during the past decade has made total hip replacement (THP) a viable option for most people with chronic hip pain, including those over 75. Total number of THP operations per...
- Optical interferometry analyzes the body. Tyrer, John R. // Laser Focus World;Apr2001, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p95
Presents information on speckle interferometry, initially developed for the study of the mechanical stresses on the human body. Details on the total hip replacement surgery; Advantage of speckle interferometry; Measurement of the stress distribution within the human lower jaw; Popularity of...
- Researchers warn of using metal-on-metal hip resurfacing on women younger than 40 years. Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopedics Today;Dec2009, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p7
The article reports on a study which found an overall 4% revision rate for pseudotumor at 8 years and a 25% revision rate for the condition in women who underwent hip resurfacing in Oxford, England.
- Analytical Modelling of the Elastomeric Layer in Soft Layer Hip Replacements. Strozzi, A // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part H;Jan2000, Vol. 214 Issue 1, p69
A mechanical analysis is carried out for a flat deformable layer, firmly anchored to a rigid substrate, and frictionlessly compressed by a rigid spherical indenter, with reference to the design of hip replacements whose cup is covered by an elastomeric layer. An available perturbation solution...
- Study lacks rigour to determine choice. Oussedik, Sam; Konan, Sujith; Haddad, Fares // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/2/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7859, p31
The article discusses the resurfacing arthroplasty which is impressive in orthopaedics but it lacks necessary rigour. The surgical approach used was not described by Costa and colleagues as this may have an significant impact on outcome. The traditional and non-discriminating outcome measures...
- Study lacks rigour to determine choice: Author's reply. L. Costa, Matthew // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/2/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7859, p31
A response by M.L. Costa and colleagues is presented in response to a letter to the editor about their article, "Total hip arthroplasty versus resurfacing arthroplasty in the treatment of patients with arthritis of the hip joint: single centre, parallel group, assessor blinded, randomised...