Pipat Ongnamthip

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OBJECTIVE To compare the recovery time and straight leg raising test after total knee replacement between 2 cm limited quadriceps exposure minimally invasive surgery total knee replacement (2cm Quad MIS TKR) and conventional total knee replacement. MATERIAL AND METHOD The authors conducted a randomized controlled trial in 40 osteoarthritis knee patients(More)
BACKGROUND Both Minimally Invasive surgery (MIS) and Computer-Assisted Surgery (CAS) are useful in Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA). Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty was associated with decreased blood loss, shorter hospital stays, and increased range of motion. Computer-assisted surgery in total knee arthroplasty was developed to improve the(More)
BACKGROUND Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common and potential serious complication in lower extremity surgeries, especially in hip and knee arthroplasty. Pulmonary embolism is one of the most fatal complications. The recognition of VTE in the lower limb has been considered as an indication for anticoagulation. Many studies have shown that thrombophilia(More)
OBJECTIVE Assess the antimicrobial activity of Phramongkutklao antibiotic hydroxyapatite pellets in vitro. MATERIAL AND METHOD The selected bacteria used in the present study were the standard and drug-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which are the common organisms causing infection in Orthopedics. Phramongkutklao(More)
BACKGROUND There have been sporadic reports on the Asian risk factor of DVT after total knee arthroplasty. OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors of DVT MATERIAL AND METHOD: Retrospective review of one hundred patients who had undergone TKA and postoperative Contrast Venography in bilateral legs between 2002 and 2005 were performed to identify risk(More)
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