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Pelvic Fractures: Part 1. Evaluation, Classification, and Resuscitation

Última actualización 10/11/15Joshua R. Langford, J Am Acad Orthop Surg. Vol 21 Nº 8 August 2013 Pelvic fractures range in severity from low-energy, generally benign lateral compression injuries to life-threatening, unstable fracture patterns. Initial management of severe pelvic fractures should follow Advanced Trauma Life Support protocols. Initial reduction of pelvic …

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Radiographic Methods of Wear Analysis in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Última actualización 17/12/12Luthfur Rahman Abstract Polyethylene wear is an important factor in failure of total hip arthroplasty (THA). With increasing numbers of THAs being performed worldwide, particularly in younger patients, the burden of failure and revision arthroplasty is increasing, as well, along with associated costs and workload. Various radiographic methods …

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Modern Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Última actualización 25/06/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg June 2012 vol. 20 no. 6 Kevin J. Bozic, MD Abstract This Technology Overview was prepared using systematic review methodology and summarizes the findings of studies published as of July 15, 2011, on modern metal-on-metal hip implants. Analyses conducted on outcomes by two …

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Modularity of the Femoral Component in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Última actualización 10/04/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg April 2012 Anand Srinivasan Abstract Modular femoral components have been developed to aid in recreating native femoral version, limb length, and offset in total hip arthroplasty. Use of modular implants results in cost savings, as well. Inventory can be reduced while allowing intraoperative …

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Total Hip Arthroplasty in the Ankylosed Hip

Última actualización 13/02/12Megan A. Swanson, JAAOS December 2011;19 (12) Abstract Altered biomechanics secondary to hip ankylosis often result in degeneration of the lumbar spine, ipsilateral knee, and contralateral hip and knee. Symptoms in these joints may be reduced with conversion total hip arthroplasty (THA) of the ankylosed hip. THA in …

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Abductor Tendon Tears of the Hip: Evaluation and Management

Última actualización 7/07/11J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 19, No 7, July 2011 Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, and the Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, and Chapel Hill Orthopedics Surgery & Sports Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC. The gluteus medius …

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A Review of Squeaking Hips

Última actualización 1/06/10J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 6, June 2010 William L. Walter, MBBS, FRACS, PhD, Eric Yeung, FRCS (Tr+Orth) and Christina Esposito, BSc The incidence of squeaking in hip replacement varies for ceramic-on-ceramic and metal-on-metal bearings, and the implications are not fully understood. Contributing factors may …

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