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Infection following hip replacement: solution options

Última actualización 9/10/08Orthopedics. 2008 Sep;31(9):907-8. Haddad FS, Bridgens A. The key to the optimal management of an acutely infected arthroplasty is an expeditious diagnosis with careful assessment of the mode of presentation and treatment variables to determine the appropriate management strategy. At our institution acute infection is managed early and …

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Clopidogrel therapy-Implications for hip fracture surgery

Última actualización 24/09/08NULL Injury. 2008 Oct;39(10):1188-90. Epub 2008 Jul 24. Johansen A, White J, Turk A. It remains unclear whether it is justifiable to delay hip fracture surgery in patients who are taking clopidogrel therapy-to allow the drug’s anti-platelet effect to wear off. In a follow-up of 740 consecutive admissions …

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Avascular necrosis of the femoral head following intramedullary nailing of the femur in a skeletally mature young adult: a case report

Última actualización 18/09/08NULL Am J Orthop. 2008 Jun;37(6):319-22. Graves RM, Sands KC. Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head is a well-documented complication of intramedullary nailing (IMN) of femoral shaft fractures in adolescents and children (age range, 10 years to 13 years 10 months). In adults, AVN after IMN has …

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The noisy ceramic hip: is component malpositioning the cause?

Última actualización 4/09/08NULL J Arthroplasty. 2008 Aug;23(5):643-9. Restrepo C, Parvizi J, Kurtz SM, Sharkey PF, Hozack WJ, Rothman RH. Noisy ceramics bearing surfaces are a recently recognized problem in total hip arthroplasty. Component malposition as a potential cause has been proposed. Squeaking occurred in 28 (2.7%) of 999 patients undergoing …

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Metal-on-metal hybrid hip resurfacing : Development and current state

Última actualización 27/06/08NULL Orthopade. 2008 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] Hoberg M, Le Duff MJ, Amstutz HC. [Article in German] Worldwide the employment of surface replacements using metal-on-metal components as an option, particularly for the young and active patient, has gained broad acceptance. Part of the attraction for hip …

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Neurologic injuries after total hip arthroplasty

Última actualización 20/06/08NULL Am J Orthop. 2008 Apr;37(4):191-7. Brown GD, Swanson EA, Nercessian OA. Neurologic injuries are a potentially devastating complication of total hip arthroplasty (THA). Review of the literature reveals that these injuries are uncommon. The reported incidence ranges from 0.08% to 7.6%. The incidence in primary THA ranges …

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Revision surgery of hip resurfacing

Última actualización 20/06/08NULL Orthopade. 2008 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]. Article in German Günther KP, Witzleb WC, Stiehler M, Kirschner S. Early results of contemporary hip resurfacing are encouraging and consequently an increasing number of this procedure has been performed worldwide. A theoretical advantage of hip resurfacing is that …

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