Manjunath Ramappa

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Currently, there is no consensus as to whether total knee replacement(TKR) following high tibial osteotomy(HTO) provides similar postoperative outcomes as compared to TKR without previous HTO. Previous studies have provided limited evidence to small sample sizes and methodological inappropriateness. A systematic search process was conducted utilising PRISMA(More)
BACKGROUND The 'Tritanium' (Stryker, New Jersey, USA) highly porous acetabular cup is a new implant used in revision hip arthroplasty. AIM To determine the early results of this device. METHODS A prospective study of 43 acetabular component revisions performed using the implant between March 2007 and February 2008 was undertaken. All procedures were(More)
BACKGROUND Tibial pilon injuries are a complex group of fractures, whose classification and radiological assessment has been under constant reform. Till date, there is no universally accepted classification system. OBJECTIVE To determine the interobserver agreement and intraobserver reproducibility of Ruedi and Allgower, AO, and Topliss et al.(More)
Revision knee arthroplasty for infection poses a treatment challenge. The presence of massive osteolysis limits the treatment options in this cohort. Controversy exists in the management of these patients. Direct exchange arthroplasty has provided good results in the presence of infection, but whether this is appropriate in the presence of massive bone(More)
Sniff nasal inspiratory pressure (SNIP) has become a valuable tool in assessing respiratory muscle weakness. Its role in the scoliosis population is still being defined. To assess significance of SNIP value in paediatric patients with scoliosis. Eighty-nine paediatric patients were investigated with SNIP at the time of preoperative assessment for scoliosis(More)
INTRODUCTION Revision acetabulum arthroplasty is one of the common procedures, which has been on the rise recently. Many implants are available in the market with variable results. Aseptic loosening is the most common indication for revision acetabulum arthroplasty. Birmingham dysplasia cup has been used occasionally in these complex procedures. We know(More)
INTRODUCTION Knee pain is a complex problem that can occur after total knee arthroplasty. One cause of knee pain may be due to a retained osteophyte, but it is not clear if the retained osteophyte is sufficient explanation of the pain, as not all patients with retained osteophytes are symptomatic. In fact, the literature shows that excised osteophytes can(More)
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