Kayo Iwakawa

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A case of refractory rheumatoid arthritis with a rapid destruction of the hip joint and an enlarged iliopsoas bursa is presented. Rapidly destructive coxarthrosis, chondrocalcinosis, suppurative arthritis, and pigmented villonodular synovitis were the differential diagnoses. Radiological examination showed that rheumatoid arthritis was most likely(More)
Postoperative results and complications of total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) conducted for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients at our institute were studied. Primary TEAs were performed in 72 patients. The mean follow-up period was 3.5 years. Three types of prostheses were implanted: JACE prosthesis in 34 elbows, STABLE prosthesis in 13 elbows, and KUDO(More)
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