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Fractures of the femur after hip replacement.
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Prospective analysis of preoperative and intraoperative investigations for the diagnosis of infection at the sites of two hundred and two revision total hip arthroplasties.
BACKGROUND Total hip arthroplasty is a commonly performed procedure in the United States and Canada that is associated with a definite risk of postoperative infection. Moreover, diagnosing anExpand
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Periprosthetic Fractures Evaluation and Treatment
Periprosthetic fracture is a serious complication of total hip arthroplasty (THA) that can be difficult to treat, and can be potentially fraught with complications. The incidence of such fractures isExpand
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The John Charnley Award: Metal-on-Metal Hip Resurfacing versus Large-diameter Head Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Resurfacing arthroplasty has become an attractive option for young patients who want to maintain a high activity level. One recent study reported modestly increased activity levels for patients withExpand
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Giant Cell Tumor of Long Bone: A Canadian Sarcoma Group Study
A multicentric retrospective study of giant cell tumor of bone was conducted among Canadian surgeons. The hypothesis was that no differences would be found in health status, function, or recurrenceExpand
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Elution characteristics of vancomycin and tobramycin combined in acrylic bone-cement.
Combining two antibiotics in antibiotic-loaded bone-cement is common in clinical practice. As the effect this has on elution characteristics is unknown, an in vitro quantitative elution study wasExpand
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Prevalence of pseudotumor in asymptomatic patients after metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty.
BACKGROUND The cause of recently reported pseudotumor formation in patients with metal-on-metal hip replacements is unknown. It has been postulated that there is an association between elevatedExpand
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Real-Time Vessel Segmentation and Tracking for Ultrasound Imaging Applications
A method for vessel segmentation and tracking in ultrasound images using Kalman filters is presented. A modified Star-Kalman algorithm is used to determine vessel contours and ellipse parametersExpand
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Long-term elution of antibiotics from bone-cement: an in vivo study using the prosthesis of antibiotic-loaded acrylic cement (PROSTALAC) system.
A prospective study of 49 patients undergoing a modified 2-stage exchange arthroplasty for infected total hip and knee arthroplasties using the prosthesis of antibiotic-loaded acrylic cementExpand
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High Complication Rate After Revision of Large-head Metal-on-metal Total Hip Arthroplasty
BackgroundPrevious studies have indicated poor outcomes in patients having revision of hip resurfacing resulting from adverse local tissue reaction and pseudotumor.Questions/purposesWe reviewed allExpand
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