Roger N Westh

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OBJECTIVE To examine the physical function, gait, and quality of life of patients after total hip replacement (THR) randomly assigned to either a targeted home- or center-based exercise program. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Rehabilitation research center in Australia. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-three patients with unilateral THR were randomly(More)
The accuracy of a previously described calculation for the timing of epiphysiodesis, in the management of leg length discrepancy, has been improved modifications in the way in which the calculation has been applied. The value of the method is confirmed by a study of 94 patients who had reached maturity; 94.1 per cent of these then had discrepancies within(More)
BACKGROUND Venous thromboembolism causes significant morbidity and mortality in patients after total joint arthroplasty. Although network meta-analyses have demonstrated a benefit of various thromboprophylactic agents, there remains a concern in the surgical community regarding the resulting wound complications. There is currently no systematic review of(More)
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