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Patients with knee osteoarthritis may undergo total knee replacement too early or may delay or underuse this procedure. We quantified these categories of total knee replacement utilization in 2 cohorts of participants with knee osteoarthritis and investigated factors associated with each category.
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Name: The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
Obesity has been associated with a greater burden of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. There is some evidence that patients with a very high body mass index (BMI) may have a higher risk of complication...
The aim of the present study is to compare sagittal gait kinematics of ankle, knee and hip joints between subjects with unicondylar and total knee arthroplasty and age matched healthy controls. Since ...
Prescription opioid use is common among patients with moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis before undergoing total knee replacement (TKR). Preoperative opioid use may be associated with worse clinic...
Total knee replacement is the treatment of choice in knee osteoarthritis. Despite this, there is still a percentage of unsatisfied patients. Recently, prosthetic designs have been developed to improve...
Total knee arthroplasty is a challenging task in patients with severe varus deformity. In most of these patients, an extensive medial release is needed that may lead to instability. Medial epicondy...
100 knees with primary osteoarthritis and scheduled for a total knee replacement (TKR) will be recruited from our waiting list. The patients will be randomized to become operated with the ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate feasibly of outpatient Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement and Unicompartmental Knee Replacement in a modern fast-track setup. The design...
Total knee replacement surgery is commonly performed for patients suffering from severe knee osteoarthritis. However, 20% of patients continue to experience pain after surgery. There is cu...
This is a prospective, randomized, longitudinal study of the clinical outcomes of osteoarthritis patients treated by two different alignment philosophies for total knee replacement. In thi...
Patients with medial gonarthritis are randomised to a unicompartmental or a total knee replacement. Primary outcome: Muscle mass pre- and postoperatively (6v, 6 and 24 months) and patient...
Replacement of the knee joint.
Replacement for a knee joint.
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
Partial or total replacement of one or more FINGERS, or a FINGER JOINT.
The replacement of intervertebral discs in the spinal column with artificial devices. The procedure is done in the lumbar or cervical spine to relieve severe pain resulting from INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DEGENERATION.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Arthritis is by definition the inflammation of one or more joints, characterized by swelling, pain, warmth, redness and diminished range of joint movement (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are many different types; Noninflammatory; Osteoarthritis, N...