PURPOSE We described the settings, organization, content, and data quality of the Danish Knee Arthroplasty Register (DKR), as well as the incidence and the first results of the knee replacement procedures captured by the DKR. Our aim was to draw researchers' attention to the DKR and its potential use in clinical epidemiological research. PATIENTS AND… (More)
Open Access-This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the source is credited. Background and purpose The number of national arthroplasty registries is increasing.
Open Access-This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the source is credited. The incidence of deep infection has declined since the early years of joint replacement surgery (Figure 1). Currently, the… (More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE There is disagreement in the literature about the importance of patellofemoral joint degeneration and knee pain for the outcome of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). We therefore investigated the importance of selected predictors including patellofemoral joint degeneration and the location of preoperative knee pain for the… (More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Lasting stability of cementless implants depends on osseointegration into the implant surface, and long-term implant fixation can be predicted using radiostereometric analysis (RSA) with short-term follow-up. We hypothesized that there would be improved fixation of high-porosity trabecular metal (TM) tibial components compared to… (More)
OBJECTIVES The Oxford hip score (OHS) is a 12-item questionnaire designed and developed to assess function and pain from the perspective of patients who are undergoing total hip replacement (THR). The OHS has been shown to be consistent, reliable, valid and sensitive to clinical change following THR. It has been translated into different languages, but no… (More)
BACKGROUND Adequate postoperative analgesia with minimal side-effects is essential for early mobilization and recovery in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). High-volume local infiltration analgesia (LIA) with ropivacaine has been introduced, but effects of adjuvants are still debated. We tested the hypothesis that the addition of ketorolac… (More)
This master's thesis is an integrated part of the E-business programme at the IT University of Copenhagen and results in receiving a M.Sc. degree in Information Technology. An Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) project is naturally comprehensive and may have a significant impact on any organisation. The risk inherent in such a complex IT undertaking seems to… (More)