Edward John Rumble

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A new concept, continuous passive motion of a synovial joint in vivo, was investigated to determine its biological effect on the healing of full-thickness articular cartilage defects that penetrate the subchondral bone of knee joints of adolescent and adult rabbits. The effect of continuous passive motion was compared with the effects of immobilization and(More)
BACKGROUND Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a common surgical treatment for arthritis. In the event of bilateral knee symptoms, a patient may elect for bilateral TKA (BTKA) under 1 anesthetic or 2 separate unilateral TKAs (UTKA). Controversy exists in the literature regarding the safety of BTKA versus UTKA. We compared the rate of major intraoperative and(More)
The authors studied 15 patients with iliofemoral venous thrombosis up to 8 years after the diagnosis was made, to determine whether there was late deterioration in venous function following thrombectomy. Twelve patients were treated by venous thrombectomy and anticoagulants and 3 by anticoagulants alone. Eight of the 12 patients subjected to thrombectomy(More)
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