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Describe the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients who undergo knee arthroplasty and document post operative outcomes.
Examine the relationship between processes of care, hospital and surgeon associated outcomes.
Provide expanded data to characterize existing and evolving practice patterns, delivery of care, and resource utilization in the management of knee arthroplasty patients.
Analyze and design ancillary studies to address unanswered questions.
Disseminate findings through publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Population: All male and non-pregnant females undergoing knee arthroplasty.
Study Design: Prospective, consecutive series on an unlimited number of patients.
Patient Demographics- age, weight, height, gender, affected side, co-morbidities, current medications, and contact information Knee Society Score SF-12 Evaluation of radiographs- AP, ML, and merchant view Preop lab results
Surgical approach ASA level Size of implants, catalog and lot numbers Time of surgery Estimated blood loss (ml) Length of incision (cm) Intraoperative ROM Any peculiar findings (i.e. heterotopic bone, large osteophytes, etc.) Preop lab results
Postoperative Data Sf-12 Modified Knee Society Score Quad strength testing Evaluation of radiographs, AP, ML, and merchant view
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
any knee joint arthroplasty implant
Heekin Orthopedic Specialists
Heekin Orthopedic Research Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:21-0400
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