Richard D Scott

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A study was conducted to determine in vivo femorotibial contact patterns for subjects having a posterior cruciate retaining or posterior cruciate substituting total knee arthroplasty. Femorotibial contact of 72 subjects implanted with a total knee replacement, performed by five surgeons, was analyzed using video fluoroscopy. Thirty-one subjects were(More)
While the properties of joint fluid may affect the tribology of joint replacement prostheses, the flow parameters of joint fluid have not yet been examined in the context of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The objective of this study was to evaluate the flow properties of joint fluids in patients undergoing index TKA or revision TKA. We hypothesized that an(More)
Applying economic thinking to an understanding of resource use in patient care is challenging given the complexities of delivering health care in a hospital. Health-care markets lack the characteristics needed to determine a "market" price that reflects the economic value of resources used. However, resource allocation in a hospital can be analyzed by using(More)
UNLABELLED Use of a fixed anatomic landmark to set rotation of the tibial component may lead to rotational malalignment. Post wear in stabilized components, backside wear in any conforming modular system, and patellar maltracking may result from tibiofemoral rotational incongruence. We aimed to quantify tibial rotational alignment in 109 primary rotating(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the in vivo medial and lateral femorotibial condyle contact positions for 20 subjects having either a posterior cruciate-retaining (PCR) or posterior-stabilized (PS) total knee arthroplasty (TKA) while sitting and kneeling. The two-dimensional radiographic images were converted into three-dimensional images using(More)
Observations are presented in which the standard dual-polarization meteorological quantities (Z DR , ␾ dp , and ␳ HV) are determined from simultaneous horizontal (H) and vertical (V) transmissions. The return signals are measured in parallel H and V receiving channels. Because the parameters are determined from simultaneous measurements they are not(More)
At least four ways have been described to determine femoral component rotation, and three ways to determine tibial component rotation in total knee replacement (TKR). Each method has its advocates and each has an influence on knee kinematics and the ultimate short and long term success of TKR. Of the four femoral component methods, the author prefers(More)
We designed a simple IRB-approved study to evaluate the intraoperative effect of patellar thickness on knee flexion and patellar tracking during total knee arthroplasty. Routine PCL-retaining total knee arthroplasty was performed in 31 consecutive knees. With clinical balance and congruent patella tracking established, custom trial patellar components that(More)
The Family Interpersonal Perception Test (FIPT) was used to explore the relationships between schizophrenic patients and their parents, and how these related both to relapse in the year after discharge and to improvement in social functioning. Forty schizophrenic patients and their parents were tested during their first ever admission to hospital and again(More)