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Survival and functional outcome after revision of a unicompartmental to a total knee replacement: the New Zealand National Joint Registry.
We reviewed the rate of revision of unicompartmental knee replacements (UKR) from the New Zealand Joint Registry between 1999 and 2008. There were 4284 UKRs, of which 236 required revision, 205 to aExpand
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Randomized trial comparing holmium laser enucleation of prostate with plasmakinetic enucleation of prostate for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
OBJECTIVES To compare the alternative energy sources of the holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser and bipolar plasmakinetic energy for endoscopic enucleation. METHODS A prospective, randomizedExpand
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Short-Term Outcomes of the Australasian Randomized Clinical Study Comparing Laparoscopic and Conventional Open Surgical Treatments for Colon Cancer: The ALCCaS Trial
Background:Laparoscopy has revolutionized many abdominal surgical procedures. Laparoscopic colectomy has become increasingly popular. The short- and long-term benefits and satisfactory surgicalExpand
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Does the use of laminar flow and space suits reduce early deep infection after total hip and knee replacement?: the ten-year results of the New Zealand Joint Registry.
We have investigated whether the use of laminar-flow theatres and space suits reduced the rate of revision for early deep infection after total hip (THR) and knee (TKR) replacement by reviewing theExpand
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Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: results at 6 years.
OBJECTIVES The issue of durability is an important concern when evaluating new surgical modalities. To date, only 24-mo data have been published on holmium enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) despiteExpand
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Long-Term Outcomes of the Australasian Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Laparoscopic and Conventional Open Surgical Treatments for Colon Cancer: The Australasian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study
Objective:We report a multicentered randomized controlled trial across Australia and New Zealand comparing laparoscopic-assisted colon resection (LCR) with open colon resection (OCR) for colonExpand
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An analysis of the Oxford hip and knee scores and their relationship to early joint revision in the New Zealand Joint Registry.
We analysed data from the Oxford hip and knee questionnaires collected by the New Zealand Joint Registry at six months and five years after joint replacement, to determine if there was anyExpand
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Revision following cemented and uncemented primary total hip replacement: a seven-year analysis from the New Zealand Joint Registry.
We have reviewed the rate of revision of fully cemented, hybrid and uncemented primary total hip replacements (THRs) registered in the New Zealand Joint Registry between 1999 and December 2006 toExpand
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Prevalence of gallbladder disease in diabetes mellitus
A study was undertaken to compare the prevalence of gallstone disease (gallstones observed on ultrasound or history of cholecystectomy) in 308 diabetics and 318 controls. There was a higherExpand
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