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- Prosthetic breakthrough cuts surgery time to the bone. Pierce, Julia // Engineer (00137758);5/30/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7628, p13
Features a prosthetic implant that promises to improve recovery time and minimize infection rates for patients needing a bone replacement. Design specification; Benefits offered to patients.
- Preparation of Biocompatible Inorganic Materials for the Replacement of Hard Tissues. Nixon, Malcolm // Japanese Biotechnology & Medical Technology;Apr/May2001, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p18
Discusses research being done on the construction of an artificial hard tissue material made of hydroxyapatite and a titanium frame.
- THE ENTEGRA SV. // O&P Almanac;Jul2010, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p45
The article offers information on the Entegra SV hydraulic swing phase control knee from Hosmer.
- New Prosthetic Foot Steps Up Walking Energy. // O&P Almanac;May2010, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p10
The article mentions a new artificial foot developed at the University of Michigan which claims to reduce nearly 50 percent of the energy lost during walking with a prosthesis.
- Prosthetic Joint Infections: Bane of Orthopedists, Challenge for Infectious Disease Specialists. Lentino, Joseph R. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p1157
Prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) occur in ~ 1.5% of all primary hip or knee arthroplasties. The mortality rate attributed to PJIs may be as high as 2.5 Substantial morbidity is associated with a loss of mobility, although this is temporary. The costs associated with a single episode of PJI are...
- Avascular Necrosis in the Young Patient: A Trilogy of Arthroplasty Options. McMinn, Derek J. W.; Daniel, Joseph; Pradhan, Chandra; Ziaee, Hena // Orthopedics;Sep2005, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p945
Focuses on the types of prosthesis implanted in patients with femoral head avascular necrosis. Properties of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing prosthesis; Implants recommended for patients with extensive avascular necrosis; Prosthesis that can be used as alternative for patients who are young...
- Low sensitivity of histology to predict the presence of microorganisms in suspected aseptic loosening of a joint prosthesis. Bori, Guillem; Soriano, Alex; García, Sebastián; Gallart, Xavier; Casanova, Luis; Mallofre, Carme; Almela, Manel; Martínez, José A.; Riba, Josep; Mensa, Josep // Modern Pathology;Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p874
Intraoperative histology has a high specificity and sensitivity when a septic prosthesis loosening is suspected. However, its usefulness to predict the presence of microorganisms when aseptic loosening is suspected is not well defined. Intraoperative histology and cultures from periprosthetic...
- Cemented allograft-prosthesis composite reconstruction for the proximal femur tumor. Li Min; Fan Tang; Hong Duan; Yong Zhou; Wen-li Zhang; Rui Shi; Chong-qi Tu // OncoTargets & Therapy;Aug2015, Vol. 8, p2261
Introduction: Cemented allograft-prosthesis composite (APC) reconstruction is one option following resection of the proximal femur tumor. However, rare studies have focused on the indications and complications. The goal of the present study was to (1) ascertain the indications for cemented APC...
- Emerging Ideas: Interleukin-12 Nanocoatings Prevent Open Fracture-associated Infections. Li, Bingyun; McKeague, Anne // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Nov2011, Vol. 469 Issue 11, p3262
Background: Infection is a major clinical complication of orthopaedic implants and prosthetic devices, and patients with traumatic open fractures have a high risk of infection that may exceed 30%. Surgical trauma, burns, and major injuries such as traumatic open fractures induce...