Elective orthopaedic surgery for inhibitor patients

  title={Elective orthopaedic surgery for inhibitor patients},
  author={E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan and Jerome D. Wiedel and Thomas Wallny and Ivan Hvid and E Berntorp and G E Rivard and Nicholas J. Goddard and Felipe Querol and Horacio Alberto Caviglia},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  volume={9 5},
We report on a series of 108 elective orthopaedic surgical procedures. It includes 88 radiosynoviortheses and 20 major orthopaedic procedures, performed on 51 patients at nine centres worldwide. The average age of patients was 28.5 years (range 5-40 years), and the average follow-up time was 2 years (range 1-5 years). There were 82 good results, 15 fair and 11 poor. In the synoviorthesis group (41 patients, 88 synoviortheses) the average age was 14.3 years (range 5-40 years) and the average… CONTINUE READING
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