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Due to its advantages, ceramic-on-ceramic bearings have been widely used in young patients for almost 30 years. Long-term survivorship, low wear, and low biological reactivity to particles are some of its characteristics. Even though this material has had a lot of improvements, the risk of fracture is one of the concerns. There have been reports of fracture(More)
The aims of this study were to assess the healing rate of repair of chronically torn meniscal tear with MR-arthrography and to evaluate the relationship between the clinical and the radiographic outcomes and the impact of the meniscal section on healing. MR-arthrography was performed at a median of 10.5 months (range 6–55) after surgery in 28 patients and(More)
The aim of this study was to assess whether hyperglycaemia in the post-operative period of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) affects post-operative complications regardless of diabetes mellitus (DM) diagnosis. All patients who had undergone primary TKA were included in the study. The following data were recorded: DM diagnosis, and pre- (BGL1), intra- (BGL2) and(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of our study was the early detection and treatment of patients with unknown alterations of the hydrocarbon metabolism subject to total knee arthroplasty in order to reduce the incidence of postoperative complications. METHODS Patients were classified as non-diabetic patients (group 1), diabetic patients (group 2) and patients with(More)
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