Adrian D Hinman

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The purpose of this study was to determine if Medicaid patients undergoing a primary total hip arthroplasty differed from Medicare and commercial-payer patients with respect to baseline demographic characteristics, social history, clinical outcomes, and resource utilization. A retrospective review of 224 subjects who received a primary total hip(More)
The reported complication rate of provocative lumbar discography is low, ranging from 0-2.5%. We report five cases of acute lumbar disc herniation precipitated by discography, a previously unreported complication. The cases reported comprise of four men and one woman with ages ranging from 23-45 years. All developed an acute exacerbation of radicular leg(More)
Degradable poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) hydrogels with varying mass loss profiles were investigated to assess their applicability as delivery vehicles for osteoinductive growth factors in bone tissue engineering. Protein release is readily controlled by changes in both the structure (i.e., macromer concentration) and chemistry (i.e., number of degradable(More)
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