March 22, 2013 (CHICAGO) – Research from the Rothman Institute at Jefferson University Hospital has shown aspirin to be just as effective in preventing clots, specifically pulmonary emboli (PE), life-threatening blood clots that can develop in the arteries of the lungs following joint replacement surgery. Their abstract will be presented … Read the Rest
There is disagreement about whether so-called minimally invasive approaches result in faster recovery following total knee arthroplasty. It is also unknown whether patients are exposed to excess risk during the surgeon’s learning curve…
…A quadriceps-sparing minimally invasive approach seems to facilitate recovery, but a substantial learning curve … Read the Rest
Jacobs WCH, Anderson PG, Limbeek J, Wymenga AAB 2008
Which type of knee implant is better in Total Knee Replacement surgery for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis of the knee: mobile or fixed bearing?
To answer this question, scientists analysed 2 studies that tested over 150 people with … Read the Rest
LAHAINA, Hawaii 2008 – Performing total knee arthroplasty using custom-fit femoral and tibial cutting guides can be effective for restoring natural alignment and motion to a valgus knee, said one surgeon, Stephen M. Howell.
This custom-fit total knee arthroplasty (TKA) approach is also effective at … Read the Rest