Commentary on an article by Christopher F. Wolf, MD, et al.: "Comparison of One and Two-Stage Revision of Total Hip Arthroplasty Complicated by Infection. A Markov Expected-Utility Decision Analysis"
- The Direct and Indirect Costs to Society of Treatment for End-Stage Knee Osteoarthritis. Ruiz Jr, David; Koenig, Lane; Dall, Timothy M.; Gallo, Paul; Narzikul, Alexa; Parvizi, Javad; Tongue, John // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;8/21/2013, Vol. 95-A Issue 16, p1473
Background: Although total knee arthroplasty for end-stage osteoarthritis is a cost-effective procedure, payers are focusing on its indications and cost because of its high and growing use. Improvements in pain and physical function from total knee arthroplasty could yield benefits in the form...
- Economic Benefit to Society at Large of Total Knee Arthroplasty in Younger Patients A Markov Analysis. Bedair, Hany; Cha, Thomas D.; Hansen, Viktor J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;1/15/2014, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p119
Background: To our knowledge, the economic implications of total knee arthroplasty to society at large have not been assessed with specific consideration of the young working population with osteoarthritis of the knee. The goal of the present study was to use a Markov analysis to estimate the...
- What's New in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Huo, Michael H.; Dumont, Guillaume D.; Knight, Justin R.; Mont, Michael A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;10/19/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 20, p1944
The article presents several excerpts from the reports that were published in "The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery," "The Journal of Arthroplasty," and "Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research" during April 2010 to April 2011.
- An economic model to evaluate cost-effectiveness of computer assisted knee replacement surgery in Norway. Gøthesen, Øystein; Slover, James; Havelin, Leif; Askildsen, Jan Erik; Malchau, Henrik; Furnes, Ove // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: The use of Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) for knee replacements is intended to improve the alignment of knee prostheses in order to reduce the number of revision operations. Is the cost effectiveness of computer assisted surgery influenced by patient volume and age? Methods: By...
- Comparison of One and Two-Stage Revision of Total Hip Arthroplasty Complicated by Infection. Wolf, Christopher E.; Ning Yan Gu; Doctor, Jason N.; Manner, Paul A.; Leopold, Seth S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;4/6/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 7, p631
Background: Two-stage revisions of total hip arthroplasties complicated by chronic infection result in reinfection rates that are lower than those following single-stage revisions but may also result in increased surgical morbidity. Using a decision analysis, we compared single-stage and...
- A Cost-Utility Analysis Comparing the Cost-Effectiveness of Simultaneous and Staged Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty. Odum, Susan M.; Troyer, Jennifer L.; Kelly, Michael P.; Dedini, Russell D.; Bozic, Kevin J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;8/21/2013, Vol. 95-A Issue 16, p1441
Background: The safety and efficacy of simultaneous or staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty have long been debated among orthopaedic surgeons. Advocates for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty posit that the benefits of decreased costs and recovery time, with no difference in...
- The scholar's apprentice. Neusner, J. // Quintessence International;Jun1978, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p42
An excerpt from an article on various traits of mind characterizing scholars by J. Neusner, published in the journal "Higher Education,' is presented.
- What Israelis Can Teach Chinese. Jian Xueqin // Points East;Jul2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p8
An excerpt from the website located at http://the-diplomat.com/china-power/2012/05/13/what-israel-can-teach-china/ is presented.
- How Canada can become a significant player in Asia. Stephens, Hugh // South Asian Post;10/4/2012, p22
An excerpt from a piece originally published in The Diplomat is presented.