Orthopedic Surgery: A New Frontier
- A displaced acetabular component causing femoral neck notching following hip resurfacing. KABIR, C.; SANDIFORD, N.; MUIRHEAD-ALLWOOD, S. K.; NUTHALL, T. // Hip International;Oct-Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p321
We describe the case of a patient who developed a notch on the femoral neck following a hip resurfacing operation as a result of a displaced acetabular component. The acetabular cup displaced in the coronal plane and impinged on the femoral neck leading to a large notch in the inferior femoral neck.
- Inflammatory pseudotumor of the hip: a complication of arthroplasty to be recognized by the radiologist. de Melo Santos Vilas Boas, Raquel; Andrade Madeira, Ivana; Abuhid Lopes, Alexia; Barreto Paiva, Edson; Soares Rodrigues, André // Radiologia Brasileira;set/out2015, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p314
Soft tissue complications following hip arthroplasty may occur either in cases of total hip arthroplasty or in hip resurfacing, a technique that has become popular in cases involving young patients. Both orthopedic and radiological literatures are now calling attention to these symptomatic...
- Elective Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty in Octogenarians. Wurtz, L. Daniel; Feinberg, Judy R.; Capello, William N.; Meldrum, Russell; Kay, Patrick J. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;May2003, Vol. 58A Issue 5, p468
Demonstrates the efficacy of elective total hip arthroplasty (THA) in octogenarians with end-stage hip arthritis. Background on THA; Major concern in performing surgery in an elderly patient.
- Nonopioid protocol shows less narcotic use than patient-controlled anesthesia. Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopedics Today;May2009, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p12
The article focuses on a study which examined the use of nonopioid protocol as an alternative for elderly patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty.
- 'I'M THE WORLD'S OLDEST YOGA MASTER!'. // NW;10/28/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p50
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of performing and teaching yoga exercises despite her old age and hip replacement operation.
- General anaesthetics/midazolam. // Reactions Weekly;10/28/2006, Issue 1125, p10
The article presents a case report of tracheobronchomalacia-like lung collapse in an elderly patient during general anesthesia induction on three separate trials. On the first trial, the woman underwent anesthesia induction with midazolam followed by sevoflurane inhalation in oxygen. On the...
- Primary and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty for Patients 90 Years of Age and Older. Pagnano, Mark W.; McLamb, Lori A.; Trousdale, Robert T. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2003, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p285
Assesses the reliability, durability and safety of primary and revision total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients 90 years of age and older. Use of the Harris hip score; Pain and functional ability before and after primary THA; Medical and surgical complications; Patient satisfaction.
- Say no moreâ€¦. // Caregiver;Fall2006, p2
The article presents a case of two patients who limp into two different medical clinics with the same complaint. Both have trouble walking and will require a hip replacement. The first patient, a Golden Retriever, is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day and has a time booked for...
- Risk of venous thromboembolism after total hip and knee replacement in older adults with comorbidity and co-occurring comorbidities in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (2003-2006). Kapoor, Alok; Labonte, Alan J.; Winter, Michael R.; Segal, Jodi B.; Silliman, Rebecca A.; Katz, Jeffrey N.; Losina, Elena; Berlowitz, Dan // BMC Geriatrics;2010, Vol. 10, p63
Background: Venous thromboembolism is a common, fatal, and costly injury which complicates major surgery in older adults. The American College of Chest Physicians recommends high potency prophylaxis regimens for individuals undergoing total hip or knee replacement (THR or TKR), but surgeons are...