Kyriakos A Papavasiliou

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BACKGROUND The biological problems related to wear debris after total hip arthroplasty have stimulated renewed interest in alternatives to metal-on-polyethylene bearing surfaces. METHODS We(More)
The value of postoperative salvage and re-infusion of drained blood was assessed in 155 patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty for primary knee osteoarthritis. In group A (n = 77), standard(More)
BACKGROUND The Scoliosis Research Society-22r Questionnaire (SRS-22r) is a questionnaire assessing the health related quality of life of patients with scoliosis. Aim of this study was to evaluate the(More)
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis drugs might affect fracture-healing. We therefore studied the effects of teriparatide in comparison with risedronate on recovery after pertrochanteric hip fractures. METHODS(More)
STUDY DESIGN Prospective, double-blind, randomized, case-control study. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of caudal epidural injections (CEI) containing steroid versus nonsteroid preparations when(More)