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Topical intra-articular compared with intravenous tranexamic acid to reduce blood loss in primary total knee replacement: a double-blind, randomized, controlled, noninferiority clinical trial.
BACKGROUND Abundant literature regarding the use of intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) in primary total knee replacement is available. Randomized controlled trials have confirmed the efficacy ofExpand
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Special modes of corrosion under physiological and simulated physiological conditions.
The aim of this article is to review those aspects of corrosion behaviour that are most relevant to the clinical application of implant alloys. The special modes of corrosion encountered by implantExpand
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International survey of primary and revision total knee replacement
PurposeTotal knee arthroplasty (TKA) is currently the international standard of care for treating degenerative and rheumatologic knee joint disease, as well as certain knee joint fractures. We soughtExpand
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Bone regeneration and stem cells
•  Introduction •  Bone fracture healing and healing problems •  Biomaterial scaffolds and tissue engineering in bone formation ‐  Bone tissue engineering ‐  Biomaterial scaffolds ‐  SyntheticExpand
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Evaluation of Quantitative Analysis of Cultures from Sonicated Retrieved Orthopedic Implants in Diagnosis of Orthopedic Infection
ABSTRACT To improve the microbiological diagnosis of device-related osteoarticular infections, we have developed a protocol based on the sonication of device samples, followed by concentration andExpand
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Comparative fatigue behavior and toughness of remelted and annealed highly crosslinked polyethylenes.
Highly cross-linked polyethylenes (HXLPEs) have been incorporated into the hip replacement armamentarium based on their improved wear resistance. However, two different methods of thermal treatmentExpand
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Bone regeneration: stem cell therapies and clinical studies in orthopaedics and traumatology
•  Introduction •  Characterization of cells for bone regeneration in human beings •  State of the art in bone tissue engineering ‐  Biomaterials for scaffolding mesenchymal stem cells ‐  FutureExpand
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Materials in total joint replacement
Total joint replacement (T JR) is one of the most efficacious and cost effective procedures in surgery. However, issues concerning the optimal materials for TJR have been a major concern. TheExpand
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Bone fracture healing: cell therapy in delayed unions and nonunions.
Bone fracture healing impairment related to mechanical problems has been largely corrected by advances in fracture management. Better protocols, more strict controls of time and function, andExpand
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Update on UHMWPE research From the bench to the bedside
Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) is the key material for achieving excellent long-term results in total joint arthroplasties. Despite the fact that there has been a substantialExpand
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