Annika Theodoulou

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Patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) have expected blood loss during and after surgery. The morbidity associated with blood loss and the burden of blood transfusions in adult arthroplasty necessitates preoperative optimization as routine practice. Current literature remains inconclusive on which TKA surgical instrumentation techniques are(More)
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PURPOSE The aim of the study was to determine the 5 year migratory and wear patterns, adverse events and clinical outcomes of a cementless, porous acetabular cup. METHODS RSA imaging of a cohort of 11 patients was retrospective analysed at 5 years post Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA). Changes in pain, function and symptoms of the hip at 5 years post-THA were(More)
BACKGROUND At present, there are no registered products for the treatment of subchondral Bone Marrow Edema Lesion (BML) and associated knee pain. Patients who do not respond to current anti-inflammatory therapies are left with limited treatment options, and may resort to operative management with Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA). We report the use of Pentosan(More)
BACKGROUND The primary purpose of this systematic review was to clarify and quantify scoring system utilization in knee arthroplasty literature. In addition, the study considered the frequency and relationship of score use in articles published across a range of orthopedic journals, and the influence of study design, level of evidence, primary research(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this review was to systematically assess the current evidence available regarding knee instability after TKA to identify time to failure between primary and revision TKA. In addition, we considered the patient, surgical and implant characteristics of primary TKA patients revised for knee instability, and investigated methods used for(More)
REVIEW QUESTION/OBJECTIVE The objective of this review is to locate and synthesize the best available evidence investigating the impact of selected comorbidities on upper limb arthroplasty outcomes.The review question is: Are patients with diabetes mellitus or obesity at an increased risk of complications and/or poorer postoperative outcomes following total(More)
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