Goshin Kawamura

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We investigated 17 patients undergoing consecutive revision or conversion total hip arthroplasties with a cementless cup for acetabular bone defects. Patients were all women and the average age at the time of surgery was 61.2 years. All bone defects were filled and packed with porous hydroxyapatite (HA) granules. The average follow-up was 5.6 years (range,(More)
Intravenous antibiotics effectively reduce the prevalence of postoperative infection. However, Japanese orthopaedic surgeons have no consensus with regard to the optimal duration of prophylaxis. The aim of this study is to compare the outcome of one-day intravenous antibiotic administration with that of long-term intravenous antibiotic administration.(More)
Standard surgical exposure reduces blood flow to the patella during total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Reduction of patellar blood flow has resulted in patellofemoral complications including osteonecrosis and patellar fracture, necessitating revision surgery. In TKA, avoiding patellar eversion is one type of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) technique. This(More)
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