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Predicting discharge outcomes after total knee replacement using the Risk Assessment and Predictor Tool.
OBJECTIVE To explore the use of the Risk Assessment and Predictor Tool (RAPT) as a pre-operative tool to predict postoperative discharge destination and length of stay for patients undergoing totalExpand
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The minimal clinically important difference for Knee Society Clinical Rating System after total knee arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis
PurposeThe Knee Society Clinical Rating System (KS) is one of the most popular tools used to assess patient outcome after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but its minimal clinically importantExpand
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Effects of periarticular steroid injection on knee function and the inflammatory response following unicondylar knee arthroplasty
There is little information on the values of CRP and ESR as markers for inflammation in Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty. The effect of periarticular steroid injection in post-operative pain relief andExpand
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Continuous femoral nerve block in total knee arthroplasty: immediate and two-year outcomes.
We conducted a prospective study to investigate the immediate and 2-year outcomes of total knee arthroplasty patients who received continuous femoral nerve block (FNB) for analgesia. Sixty patientsExpand
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Effect of Obesity on Outcome of Hallux Valgus Surgery
Background: Obesity is a global epidemic, but its effect on foot and ankle surgeries is not well defined. This study aimed to investigate the influence of obesity on functional outcome scores,Expand
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Obesity Does Not Imply Poor Outcomes in Asians after Total Knee Arthroplasty
BackgroundIn Asia, obesity has reached epidemic proportions and physicians are likely to face a burden of obesity-related disorders, of which osteoarthritis of the knee is one. However, it is unclearExpand
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Effect of Spinal Fusion Surgery on Total Hip Arthroplasty Outcomes: A Matched Comparison Study.
BACKGROUND Studies regarding postoperative outcomes after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients who have comorbid factors tend to focus on medical diseases. However, there is a paucity ofExpand
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Revision total knee arthroplasty for failed high tibial osteotomy and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty have similar patient‐reported outcome measures in a two‐year follow‐up study
Aims Little is known about the relative outcomes of revision of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) and high tibial osteotomy (HTO) to total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The aim of this study is toExpand
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Computer navigation is a useful intra-operative tool for joint line measurement in total knee arthroplasty.
BACKGROUND Restoration of the native joint line in total knee arthroplasty is important in restoring ligamentous balance and normal knee kinematics. Failure to achieve this could lead suboptimalExpand
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Simultaneous versus staged bilateral unicompartmental knee replacement.
We prospectively followed 171 patients who underwent bilateral unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) over a period of two years. Of these, 124 (72.5%) underwent a simultaneous bilateral procedureExpand
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