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A prospective clinical audit of a new dressing design for lower limb arthroplasty wounds.
An audit of wound healing in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty in a Scottish hospital found that use of a barrier film made no difference to the effectiveness of a newExpand
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An enhanced recovery programme for primary total knee arthroplasty in the United Kingdom--follow up at one year.
The concepts of Enhanced Recovery Programmes (ERP) are to reduce peri-operative morbidity whilst accelerating patient's rehabilitation resulting in a shortened hospital stay following primary jointExpand
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Reduction of blood loss in primary hip arthroplasty with tranexamic acid or fibrin spray
Background and purpose Previous studies have shown that either fibrin spray or tranexamic acid can reduce blood loss at total hip replacement, but the 2 treatments have not been directly compared. WeExpand
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Natural distribution of the femoral mechanical-anatomical angle in an osteoarthritic population and its relevance to total knee arthroplasty.
A common surgical goal in TKA is to restore neutral alignment of the lower limb by making bone cuts perpendicular to the mechanical axes of the femur and tibia. Standard practice for many surgeons isExpand
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Comparative analysis of the structural properties of the collateral ligaments of the human knee.
STUDY DESIGN Controlled laboratory study. BACKGROUND Varus knee instability arising from lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury increases stress on cruciate ligament grafts, potentially leadingExpand
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A comparison of radiological and computer navigation measurements of lower limb coronal alignment before and after total knee replacement.
We compared lower limb coronal alignment measurements obtained pre- and post-operatively with long-leg radiographs and computer navigation in patients undergoing primary total knee replacement (TKR).Expand
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A comparison of outcomes in morbidly obese, obese and non-obese patients undergoing primary total knee and total hip arthroplasty.
BACKGROUND Obesity is a growing public health issue with the prevalence of morbid obesity, (Body Mass Index (BMI) ≥ 40 kg/m2) increasing. There is some evidence these patients have more peri- andExpand
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Natural acetabular orientation in arthritic hips
Objectives Acetabular component orientation in total hip arthroplasty (THA) influences results. Intra-operatively, the natural arthritic acetabulum is often used as a reference to position theExpand
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Midterm Outcomes of Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Using a Modular Revision Hip System.
BACKGROUND The growth in hip arthroplasty surgery has meant a corresponding escalating revision burden with increasing challenges for the orthopaedic surgeon. The purpose of this study was to reviewExpand
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Reducing blood loss in primary knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomised controlled trial of tranexamic acid and fibrin spray.
A prospective, randomised controlled trial compared the effects of two medications intended to reduce blood loss from total knee arthroplasty. Patients were randomised to one of the following threeExpand
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