- Mobile-bearing and fixed-bearing knee replacements differ from natural knee in patellar tracking. Beadling, Lee; Press, Robert // Orthopaedics Today Europe;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on a British cadaveric study which identified kinematic differences in patellar tracking between the natural knee and a fixed-bearing or mobile-bearing total knee replacement (TKR).
- Waiting Times for Knee-Replacement Surgery in the United States and Ontario. Coyte, Peter C.; Wright, James G.; Hawker, Gillian A.; Bombardier, Claire; Dittus, Robert S.; Paul, John E.; Freund, Deborah A.; Ho, Elsa // New England Journal of Medicine;10/20/94, Vol. 331 Issue 16, p1068
Background: Canada, which has universal single-payer health insurance, is often criticized for waiting times for surgery that are longer than those in the United States. We compared waiting times for orthopedic consultations and knee-replacement surgery and patients' acceptance of them in the...
- PERSPECTIVE. Howell, Stephen M. // Orthopedics Today;Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p22
The author comments on Doctor Keith Berend's presentation on compartmentalist approach to knee arthroplasty, supporting his questions regarding the contraindications of obesity, concomitant patellofemoral wear and isolated lateral compartment wear.
- PERSPECTIVE. Fisher, David A. // Orthopedics Today;Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p30
The author comments on the study on patient-reported outcomes of unicondylar and total knee arhtroplasty from a Norwegian national joint implant registry two years post surgery, noting that this is the first study showing that better scores were achieved in the unicondylar group.
- UNICONDYLAR KNEE ARTHROPLASTY: A CEMENTLESS PERSPECTIVE. Forsythe, Micheal E.; Englund, Roy E.; Leighton, Ross K. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Dec2000, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p417
Compares the results of cementless unicondylar knee arthroplasty with a similarly reported study in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Patient characteristics; Comparison of knee scores of knees with more than 1 millimeter of radiolucency versus knee with no radiolucency; Radiolucency of cemented and...
- The effects of a pneumatic tourniquet on blood loss in total knee arthroplasty. Tetro, A. Mark; Rudan, John F. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p33
Reports the effects of pneumatic tourniquet on blood loss in total knee arthroplasty. Risks associated with the use of tourniquets; Measurements on blood loss and calculations; Recommendation to implant survival or benefits to cementing techniques.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Summer91, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p84
Presents an abstract of the article `Biomechanical Factors in Wound Healing Following Knee Arthroplasty,' by D.P. Johnson, D.M. Eastwood and D.L. Bader, published in the `Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology.'
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Summer91, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p89
Presents an abstract of the article `Survivorship Analysis of Total Knee Arthroplasty: Cumulative Rates of Survival of 9200 Total Knee Arthroplasties,' by J.A. Rand and D.M. Ilstrup published in the `Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.'
- NEW KNEES LAST DECADES. J. D. // Arthritis Today;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p68
The article focuses on the study results presented by doctor Steven B. Haas of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons regarding total knee replacement, which could allow a recipient to remain active for about...
- Friction of Composite Cushion Bearings for Total Knee Joint Replacements under Adverse Lubrication Conditions. Stewart, T; Fisher, J; Jin, Z M // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part H;Feb98, Vol. 211 Issue 6, p451
Conventional joint replacements consist of a polished metallic or ceramic component articulating against a layer of polyethylene. Although the friction in the contact between these articulating surfaces is low, polyethylene wear is produced as a result of a boundary/mixed lubrication regime....