Arthroplasty

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What Is Arthroplasty (Joint Replacement) And When Is It Used To Treat...   -  Jan 2, 2008
Question: What is arthroplasty (joint replacement) and when is it used to treat pain resulting from rheumatoid arthritis? ... ABC News

Open-joint arthroplasty for TM disorders   -  Jan 24, 2008
Open-joint arthroplasty is surgery to repair, reposition, replace, or remove parts in a joint. When used to treat temporomandibular (TM) joint disorder, ... WebMD

… Outcomes Following Knee Arthroplasty: A Multicenter Study   -  Feb 26, 2007
Perioperative morbidity following total knee arthroplasty among obese patients. ... Sex and age effects on outcomes of total hip arthroplasty after ... Nature.com

Arthroplasty meet in Panaji   -  Aug 25, 2005
PANAJI: Orthopaedic surgeons, designer surgeons and bio-engineers involved in devising better designs for implants will debate diverse issues relating to ... The Hindu

Overweight and Obesity: Two Predictors for Worse Early Outcome in...   -  Aug 28, 2006
Dickob, M., Martini, T. (1996) The cementless PM hip arthroplasty: four-to-seven-year results. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 78: 195–199. Aderinto, J., Brenkel, IJ, ... Nature.com

Knee Replacement Considered a Good Value   -  Jun 22, 2009
The results showed that, overall, total knee replacement (arthroplasty) increased ... "For patients who choose to undergo total knee arthroplasty, ... Forbes

Indo-European Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty Foundation set up   -  Sep 9, 2007
CHENNAI: An Indo-European Arthroscopy-Arthroplasty Foundation (IEAAF) was set up on Friday at Sri Ramachandra University (SRU) to train young orthopaedic ... Hindu

What Is Arthroplasty (Joint Replacement) And When Is It Used To Treat...   -  Jan 2, 2008
Matthew Squire MD, Assistant Prof., Orthopedics, Univ. of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Question: What is arthroplasty (joint replacement) ... ABC News

Gender Bias at Play in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis   -  Mar 10, 2008
Overall, doctors were twice as likely to recommend total knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty) for the male patient (67 percent) as for the female patient ... Washington Post

Hip replacement techniques give long-term relief: expert   -  Aug 23, 2005
K.Chung, arthroplasty surgeon from Sydney, gave a live demonstration of modern hip replacement surgery at the Christian Medical College Hospital here on ... The Hindu

Surgical treatments for patients with an infected total knee arthropla...   -  Nov 23, 2009
Two-stage revision arthroplasty is the most commonly used treatment for infected ... Infection after total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective study of the ... Journal of the American Academy of...

… of a Failed Patellofemoral Arthroplasty to a Total Knee Arthroplast...   -  Dec 1, 2007
1 Booth Bartolozzi Balderston Orthopaedics, Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. E-mail address for JH Lonner: ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Quality of life after shoulder arthroplasty—total shoulder arthroplast...   -  Feb 17, 2006
Lo IKY et al. (2005) Quality-of-life outcome following hemiarthroplasty or total shoulder arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis. ... Nature.com

Arthroplasty for rheumatoid arthritis   -  Aug 18, 2008
Arthroplasty is surgery done to reconstruct or replace a diseased joint. For rheumatoid arthritis, arthroplasty is done to restore function to a joint or ... WebMD

… Hip Fractures with Total Hip Arthroplasty: Comparison of Primary …   -  Mar 1, 2005
Results: During the first year after the arthroplasty, there were fifty-two ... Both replacement arthroplasty and reduction and internal fixation have been ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game   -  Jul 10, 2009
..."In our study, approximately 94 percent of the patients who have a total shoulder arthroplasty or joint replacement were able to return to sports, ... BusinessWeek

… ) Releases 1st of a 4-Book Series on ``Nucleus Arthroplasty(TM) in...   -  Sep 25, 2006
Raymedica, LLC has jointly produced and published "Nucleus Arthroplasty in Spinal ... "The release of the Nucleus Arthroplasty in Spinal Care series marks a ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

Low mortality risk after total knee and hip replacement   -  Jan 5, 2010
The researchers from Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register at the Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, ... Oneindia

Phalangeal head resection (arthroplasty) for toe joint deformities   -  Jul 7, 2009
Surgeons often use phalangeal head resection to correct hammer, claw, and mallet toes. In this procedure, the surgeon removes part of one of the toe bones, ... WebMD

Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery Cheaper Than Fusion   -  Apr 28, 2008
Researchers conducting a cost-benefit analysis on 541 patients who received either the artificial cervical disc (arthroplasty) or fusion surgery found ... Washington Post

Post-Knee Replacement Physio Helps in Short Term   -  Sep 21, 2007
...analysis in order to determine whether physiotherapy should be routinely provided after these knee arthroplasty patients are discharged from hospital. ... Washington Post

… Obesity on Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes after Total Hip Arthro...   -  Dec 2, 2005
This study examined whether obesity affected inpatient rehabilitation outcomes after total hip arthroplasty (THA). This was a retrospective, ... Nature.com

Surgeons Often Are Blamed When Hip Replacements Fail   -  Jan 1, 2009
Bozic and his colleagues found that the most common cause for the most common type of hip-revision surgery -- known as "total hip arthroplasty" -- was ... Forbes

… for Revision of Catastrophic Failure of Total Elbow Arthroplasty   -  Sep 1, 2006
Background: Revision of a failed total elbow arthroplasty is a challenging procedure, ... The delay between the last total elbow arthroplasty and the ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… of Patients with Osteoarthritis Hip Pain Need Arthroplasty in Six...   -  Nov 30, 2007
Future arthroplasty patients were also more likely to have a Kellgren-Lawrence score of 2 or higher on X-ray. Researchers tracked the prognosis of 227 ... MedPage Today

… Extended-Duration Antithrombotic Prophylaxis After Total Hip Arthrop...   -  Jan 1, 2010
Background: Although the risk of thromboembolism after total hip arthroplasty continues beyond hospital discharge, the cost-effectiveness of extending ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Oral Drug Helps Prevent Clotting After Hip Replacement   -  Jun 25, 2008
...and a convenient once-daily regimen, rivaroxaban seems an obvious choice for simplified thromboprophylaxis after hip or knee arthroplasty [replacement] ... Washington Post

Shoulder Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis Secondary to Glenoid...   -  Oct 1, 2006
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902. E-mail address for JW Sperling: sperling.john{at}mayo.edu ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Dandy v. United States, No. 03-3043 (EDPa. 06/07/2005)   -  Jun 7, 2005
Dr. Schneider then described an arthroplasty procedure, and removal of an ... The arthroplasty involved removing a piece of bone from the length of the toe. ... $2.95 - U.S. District Courts - VersusLaw

… and Surgeon Demand Will Drive the Joint Arthroplasty and Fixation...   -  Oct 6, 2009
Recessionary pressures slowed growth in joint arthroplasty procedures between 2008 and 2009; however, novel technology, such as hip resurfacing and joint ... Bizjournals.com

Shoulder arthroplasty to relieve pain has no greater risk of complicat...   -  Apr 3, 2007
Contrary to widespread belief, total surgical replacement of arthritic shoulder joints carries no greater risk of complications than replacement of other ... News-Medical.net

Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Older Population   -  Nov 3, 2006
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most commonly performed and successful operations in orthopedic surgery in terms of clinical outcome, ... Medscape

Pubic Ramus Insufficiency Fractures Following Total Hip Arthroplasty   -  Nov 1, 2005
Cory G. Christiansen, MD, Rida A. Kassim, MD, John J. Callaghan, MD, J. Lawrence Marsh, MD and Andrew H. Schmidt, MD. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

The Ethical Implications of Recent Innovations in Knee Arthroplasty   -  Jul 1, 2007
1 Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Hairmyres Hospital, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride, United Kingdom G75 8RG. E-mail address for A. Gregori: ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… Long-Term Outcomes of Total Ankle Arthroplasty and Ankle Arthrodesi...   -  Mar 1, 2009
The revision rate following total ankle arthroplasty was 7% (95% confidence ... One percent of the patients who had undergone total ankle arthroplasty ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Hip Replacement Boosts Mobility at Any Age   -  Jun 27, 2008
..."We found that total hip arthroplasty improves everyday life for patients and is as beneficial to people in their 80s or 90s as it is for someone in their ... Washington Post

Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty possibly more cost-effective than ...   -  Nov 20, 2006
Compared to TKA, unicompartmental arthroplasty was associated with more quality-adjusted life-years and a lower accumulated cost. ... Ortho SuperSite

… Results of HydraFlex(TM) Nucleus Arthroplasty(TM) Technology to be...   -  Apr 24, 2007
MINNEAPOLIS -- Raymedica, the Pioneer in Nucleus Arthroplasty, today announced it will present first phase clinical results from a 10-patient clinical ... Free with registration - Business Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Facet Joint Arthroplasty Milestone: Archus Initiates US Clinical...   -  Aug 30, 2005
Archus Orthopedics, Inc. announced this morning that it has formally initiated enrollment in the US clinical trial of its Total Facet Arthroplasty System or ... HealthpointCapital

Total Knee Arthroplasty After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of...   -  Feb 1, 2009
Khaled J. Saleh, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), Pamela Sherman, MD, Pam Katkin, PA, Russell Windsor, MD, Stephen Haas, MD, Richard Laskin, MD and Thomas Sculco, MD ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Hospital Cost of Dislocation After Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty   -  Mar 1, 2008
Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD, FEBOT 1 , George J. Haidukewych, MD 2 and Carol J. Boberg, RN 1. 1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery (JS-S.) and Section of ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism After Total Elbow Arthroplasty   -  Aug 20, 2007
Scott FM Duncan, MD, MPH 1 , John W. Sperling, MD, MS 2 and Bernard F. Morrey, MD 2. 1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Total Knee Arthroplasty After Varus Osteotomy of the Distal Part of...   -  Mar 1, 2006
Charles L. Nelson, MD, Khaled J. Saleh, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Rida A. Kassim, MD, Russell Windsor, MD, Steven Haas, MD, Richard Laskin, MD and Thomas Sculco, MD ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

"Minimally Invasive" Total Hip Arthroplasty   -  Feb 1, 2009
..."Minimally invasive" hip replacement was widely introduced to the orthopaedic community and public several years ago and has been greeted variably with ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… of Infection in Both Knees After Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty   -  Oct 1, 2005
Resection arthroplasty was performed as the initial treatment in ten ... Of those patients, twenty-one with a bilateral total knee arthroplasty had a ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Good Outcome With Joint Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis in Poliomyelit...   -  Feb 15, 2007
By Jill Stein. SAN DIEGO, CA -- February 15, 2007 -- Total joint arthroplasty can be a safe and effective treatment for osteoarthritis in patients with ... DG News

Obesity raises risk for hip surgery   -  May 9, 2008
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 9 (UPI) -- Obesity increases hip osteoarthritis risk and makes treatment with a total hip arthroplasty harder, a Swiss study finds. ... UPI.com

Patellar Resurfacing in Total Knee Arthroplasty   -  Nov 1, 2009
Institute of Orthopaedics, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4LP, United Kingdom. E-mail address for TS Waters: ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Article: New total hip arthroplasty technique promising.(Rheumatology)...   -  Jul 1, 2006
New total hip arthroplasty technique promising.(Rheumatology) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. CHICAGO -- Less invasive hip arthroplasty techniques ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Hip Arthroplasty; CrN-on-CrN bearings bested metal-on-metal bearings ...   -  Mar 13, 2005
2005 MAR 13 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- CrN-on-CrN bearings offer greater advantages over metal-on-metal bearings for use in hip arthroplasty. ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Devices & Surgical Technology... - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Metal-on-Metal Hybrid Surface Arthroplasty   -  Aug 1, 2008
Harlan C. Amstutz, MD 1 , Paul E. Beaulé, MD, FRCSC 2 , Frederick J. Dorey, PhD 3 , Michel J. Le Duff, MA 1 , Pat A. Campbell, PhD 1 and Thomas A. Gruen, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

J&J Backs Spinal Implants Firm   -  Jan 17, 2006
What Archus is working on specifically is a spinal implant it calls its Total Facet Arthroplasty System. The idea is to replace the facets (pronounced ... Red Herring

Pulmonary Embolism Following Shoulder Arthroplasty   -  Jul 1, 2007
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902. E-mail address for JW Sperling: sperling.john{at}mayo.edu ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Knee Replacement; Hybrid total knee arthroplasty has high 10-year …   -  Jan 9, 2005
2005 JAN 9 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- Hybrid total knee arthroplasty has a low failure rate after a decade of use. "Cemented total knee arthroplasty has ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Devices & Surgical Technology... - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Surgical treatments for patients with an infected total knee arthropla...   -  Nov 23, 2009
The goal of treatment for an infected total knee arthroplasty is to eradicate ... The options include two-stage resection arthroplasty, one-stage resection ... Journal of the American Academy of...

Total Hip Arthroplasty with a Cemented, Polished, Collared Femoral...   -  Feb 1, 2008
Daniel E. Firestone, BS 1 , John J. Callaghan, MD 1 , Steve S. Liu, MD 1 , Devon D. Goetz, MD 2 , Patrick M. Sullivan, MD 2 , David A. Vittetoe, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Total Knee Arthroplasty in Hemophilic Arthropathy   -  Dec 1, 2006
John M. Norian, BS, Michael D. Ries, MD, Susan Karp, RN and Julie Hambleton, MD. The authors did not receive grants or outside funding in support of their ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… ; Cementless Buechel-Pappas total hip arthroplasty effective and...   -  Mar 1, 2005
Publisher contact information for the Journal of Arthroplasty is: Churchill Livingstone Inc. Medical Publishers, Curtis Center, Independence Square West, ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients with a History of...   -  Sep 1, 2008
Kang-Il Kim, MD, PhD 1 , Gregg R. Klein, MD 1 , Joshua Sleeper, BA 1 , Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD 2 , Richard H. Rothman, MD, PhD 1 and Javad Parvizi, MD, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Osteoarthritis Surgery - Osteoarthritis Health Information - NY Times...   -  Jun 23, 2009
Minimally Invasive Arthroplasty. Surgeons are exploring a variety of new techniques for a “minimally invasive? approach to knee and hip arthroplasty. ... New York Times

Arthroplasty; New arthroplasty findings from University of Toronto, …   -  Dec 26, 2006
2006 DEC 26 - (NewsRx.com) -- Scientists discuss in "Notching of the anterior femoral cortex during total knee arthroplasty characteristics that increase ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… ; Cementless Buechel-Pappas total hip arthroplasty effective and...   -  Mar 5, 2005
Publisher contact information for the Journal of Arthroplasty is: Churchill Livingstone Inc. Medical Publishers, Curtis Center, Independence Square West, ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… : Comparison of 1- vs. 2-Level Arthroplasty: Abstract and Introducti...   -  Oct 15, 2007
...[1] The findings of Ipsen et al suggest that multilevel arthroplasty cases may ... Results of 226 Charite III Disc Arthroplasty done in 160 patients with an ... Medscape

Limb lengthening common after total knee arthroplasty, study finds   -  Apr 2, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients typically experience an increase in limb length after undergoing total knee arthroplasty, according to a study presented here. ... Ortho SuperSite

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Review of Results According to...   -  May 1, 2009
Bryan Wall, MD 1 , Laurent Nové-Josserand, MD 3 , Daniel P. O'Connor, PhD 2 , T. Bradley Edwards, MD 2 and Gilles Walch, MD 3. 2 Fondren Orthopedic Group, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… Technology; High-flexion knee arthroplasty design replicates...   -  Jan 30, 2005
2005 JAN 30 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- A high-flexion knee arthroplasty design enables postoperative knee motion comparable to that of healthy joints. ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Devices & Surgical Technology... - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients with a Prior Anterior Shoulder …   -  Oct 1, 2006
J. Matsoukis, MD, W. Tabib, MD, P. Guiffault, MD, A. Mandelbaum, MD, Gilles Walch, MD, Chantal Némoz, PhD and T. Bradley Edwards, MD ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Article: Also, the Spine Arthroplasty Society International (SAS;...   -  Apr 1, 2007
Also, the Spine Arthroplasty Society International (SAS; Aurora, IL) will begin the publication of "SAS Journal," an new online quarterly journal, in June. Pay-Per-View - Business Publisher - HighBeam Research

… Constrained Acetabular Prosthesis of a Total Hip Arthroplasty. A...   -  Jul 1, 2008
Instability with recurrent dislocation after total hip arthroplasty is a formidable challenge to the orthopaedic surgeon. The prevalence of dislocation has ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Former NFL star Dave Pear is sorry he ever played football   -  Dec 18, 2009
...disc removal and rod fusion in his back (1987), arthroplasty in his left hip (2008) and, earlier this year, four screws removed from his lower back. ... SI.com

… Technology; High-flexion knee arthroplasty design replicates...   -  Jan 24, 2005
2005 JAN 24 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- A high-flexion knee arthroplasty design enables postoperative knee motion comparable to that of healthy joints. ... Pay-Per-View - Cardiovascular Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

New Total Facet Arthroplasty System (TFAS) could treat chronic back...   -  Mar 27, 2008
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- More than 65 million Americans wake up each day with chronic back and leg pain. But some of the options to stop the pain leave people ... go.com

Periprosthetic Fracture of the Acetabulum after Total Hip Arthroplasty...   -  Sep 1, 2008
D. Davidson, J. Pike, D. Garbuz, CP Duncan, and BA Masri. Intraoperative Periprosthetic Fractures During Total Hip Arthroplasty. Evaluation and Management. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Minimally Invasive Total Joint Arthroplasty: Where Are We Going?   -  Jun 1, 2007
The purpose of total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee is to safely and effectively relieve pain, restore motion, and improve function. ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Failure of an Implant after Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. A Case...   -  Apr 1, 2008
Total shoulder arthroplasty has become an accepted treatment for advanced arthritic conditions of the glenohumeral joint 1,3 . Loosening of the glenoid ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… Grafting for Severe Patellar Bone Loss During Revision Knee Arthropl...   -  Aug 1, 2008
...a "patellar shell" that precluded insertion of another patellar implant in nine of 100 consecutive knees undergoing revision total knee arthroplasty. ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Osteolysis After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Influence of Tibial...   -  Jul 1, 2008
Matthew B. Collier, MS 1 , C. Anderson Engh, Jr., MD 1 , James P. Mcauley, MD 1 , Stuart D. Ginn, BA 1 and Gerard A. Engh, MD 1 ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… Implantation of the HydraFlex(TM) Nucleus Arthroplasty System(TM)...   -  May 10, 2006
The HydraFlex Nucleus Arthroplasty System is designed specifically for use ... "Nucleus Arthroplasty procedures are one of the fastest growing segments of ... Free with registration - Business Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Total Elbow Arthroplasty After Interposition Arthroplasty for Elbow...   -  Dec 1, 2008
The authors did not receive grants or outside funding in support of their research or preparation of this manuscript. BF Morrey received royalties with the ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Total Ankle Arthroplasty *   -  Jul 1, 2008
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Room 76-143 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095. ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

ORIF or elbow arthroplasty for distal humeral fractures: The choice...   -  Jan 29, 2009
By Lee Beadling. KOHALA COAST, Hawaii — New treatment options for open reduction and internal fixation and total elbow arthroplasty are increasing the ways ... Ortho SuperSite

… ; Long-term outcome of mobile-bearing unicompartmental arthroplasty...   -  Jan 8, 2005
The publisher of the Journal of Arthroplasty can be contacted at: Churchill Livingstone Inc. Medical Publishers, Curtis Center, Independence Square West, ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hemiarthroplasty in Mobile, Independent …   -  Mar 1, 2008
RP Baker, MRCS 1 , B. Squires, FRCS(Tr&Orth) 2 , MF Gargan, FRCS(Orth) 3 and GC Bannister, MD, FRCS Ed(Orth) 1. 1 Avon Orthopaedic Centre, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… Surgical Approaches for Total Disc Arthroplasty: Abstract and...   -  Mar 21, 2008
Conclusion: The finding of a statistically significant more anteriorly displaced position in the sagittal plane of the total disc arthroplasty using the PLR ... Medscape

Shoulder Arthroplasty for Arthritis After Instability Surgery   -  Apr 1, 2008
John W. Sperling, MD, Samuel A. Antuna, MD, Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, Cathy Schleck, BS and Robert H. Cofield, MD. Departments of Orthopedic Surgery (JWS, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… of Deep-Vein Thrombosis After Total Knee Arthroplasty in Asian...   -  Sep 1, 2007
Methods: One hundred and fifty patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomly divided into three groups. One group consisted of fifty-one ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Bond benches himself as possible Cardinals pitcher   -  Feb 22, 2008
...“While today's surgery, known as Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, was successful and he expects to be back to work next week, Bond joked that his ... St. Louis Post-Dispatch

… Treatment of Limb-Length Discrepancy Following Total Hip Arthroplas...   -  Jul 1, 2008
The indications for revision hip arthroplasty were severe hip and/or back pain ... Results: Revision arthroplasty was performed at a mean of eight months ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… of the Results of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Performed on a …   -  Dec 1, 2008
One hundred and sixty-nine patients underwent an arthroplasty during which a ... For total hip arthroplasty the complication rates were 8% for the teaching ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Long-Term Results of Total Hip Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fracture...   -  Aug 1, 2008
Tad M. Mabry, MD 1 , Branko Prpa, MD 2 , George J. Haidukewych, MD 3 , W. Scott Harmsen, MS 1 and Daniel J. Berry, MD 1. 1 Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… Following Bilateral Simultaneous and Unilateral Total Hip Arthropla...   -  Jul 1, 2008
Background: Controversy exists regarding the safety of bilateral simultaneous total hip arthroplasty, in part because of the potentially higher prevalence ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

Total Knee Arthroplasty Following Proximal Tibial Osteotomy: Risk …   -  Feb 1, 2008
1 The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. E-mail address: parvj{at}aol.com. 3 Mayo Clinic, 13400 East Shea Boulevard, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… of Periarticular Corticosteroid Injections During Total Knee Arthro...   -  Nov 24, 2009
Conclusions: The periarticular injection of a corticosteroid may reduce the length of the hospital stay following total knee arthroplasty, but it does not ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… of Bristol; Chromosomal effects of metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty...   -  Mar 9, 2005
Publisher contact information for the Journal of Arthroplasty is: Churchill Livingstone Inc. Medical Publishers, Curtis Center, Independence Square West, ... Pay-Per-View - Biotech Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Knowing Ankle Distraction Arthroplasty   -  Sep 21, 2009
Ankle distraction arthroplasty is an exciting, innovative procedure for treating ankle arthritis in select patients. Unlike ankle fusion and ankle ... emaxhealth.com

… prognosis following total knee arthroplasty.(Research Report)(Clini...   -  Jan 1, 2008
...(12) In the arthroplasty literature, many studies have used only self-report ... In the case of the WOMAC and LEFS, site of arthroplasty was not a predictor ... Pay-Per-View - Physical Therapy - HighBeam Research

A Randomized Trial of Controlled-Release Oxycodone During Inpatient …   -  Jan 1, 2005
Reliance on "as-needed" analgesia following total knee arthroplasty may lead to ... Patients who undergo total knee arthroplasty often experience intense ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… : Precise injection control for disc arthroplasty.(Emphasis On...   -  Dec 1, 2005
Precise injection control for disc arthroplasty.(Emphasis On Sensors) ... find Medical Design Technology articles. Debilitating back pain is a serious ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Design Technology - HighBeam Research

Patient Survival After Hip Arthroplasty for Metastatic Disease of the...   -  Jun 1, 2005
Michaela M. Schneiderbauer, MD 1 , Marius von Knoch, MD 2 , Cathy D. Schleck, BS 1 , William S. Harmsen, MS 1 , Franklin H. Sim, MD 1 and Sean P. Scully, ... Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery...

… before and after total hip arthroplasty: perception and performance...   -  Jun 1, 2008
Physical functioning before and after total hip arthroplasty: perception and ... Outcomes after total hip arthroplasty can be assessed by means of ... Pay-Per-View - Physical Therapy - HighBeam Research



Background information on Arthroplasty [When available]

Arthroplasty is surgical replacement of damaged or diseased joint or joint components with a prosthetic joint or joint components.

Reasons for arthroplasty include:
  • avascular necrosis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • osteoarthritis
  • unstable joint
  • joint dislocation
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