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Discharge Destination After Total Joint Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Postdischarge Outcomes, Placement Risk Factors, and Recent Trends.
BACKGROUND This study aimed to compare risk of postdischarge adverse events in elective total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients by discharge destination, identify risk factors for inpatient dischargeExpand
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Unipolar vs bipolar hemostasis in total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized trial.
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether unipolar or bipolar hemostasis is more effective in reducing blood loss associated with primary total knee arthroplasty. We randomized 113Expand
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Infection rate following total joint arthroplasty in the HIV population.
The purpose of this study is to review a large series of HIV-infected patients who underwent total joint arthroplasty and identify potential risk-factors for infection. Sixty-nine HIV-infectedExpand
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Simplified Frailty Index as a Predictor of Adverse Outcomes in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.
BACKGROUND The modified frailty index (mFI) has been shown to predict adverse outcomes in multiple nonorthopedic surgical specialties. This study aimed to assess whether mFI is a predictor of adverseExpand
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Acute aortic syndromes: a second look at dual-phase CT.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to assess the diagnostic performance of the unenhanced and contrast-enhanced phases separately in patients imaged with CT for suspected acute aorticExpand
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Outcomes, complications, utilization trends, and risk factors for primary and revision total elbow replacement.
BACKGROUND Using a validated database, 30-day complications of primary and revision total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) were analyzed to identify risk factors of adverse events. METHODS Primary andExpand
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Preliminary development of a clinical decision rule for acute aortic syndromes.
OBJECTIVE Patients with suspected acute aortic syndromes (AAS) often undergo computed tomography (CT) with negative results. We sought clinical and diagnostic criteria to identify low-risk patients,Expand
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Outcomes of arthroscopic treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum and description of the technique.
HYPOTHESIS We hypothesize that a technique for all-arthroscopic fixation of capitellum osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) lesions using suture fixation and autogenous iliac crest bone grafting offers aExpand
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Pseudoaneurysm of the distal thigh after manipulation of a total knee arthroplasty.
The authors describe a unique complication after manipulation of a stiff total knee arthroplasty in a 47-year-old man. Four days after undergoing manipulation under anesthesia (MUA), the patientExpand
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The effect of aortic stenosis on elderly hip fracture outcomes: A case control study.
INTRODUCTION Aortic stenosis (AS) is an established predictor of perioperative complications following both cardiac and non-cardiac surgery. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk ofExpand
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