ConforMIS Inc. has announced its completion of an investigation about excess moisture and ethylene glycol residue on several of the company’s total knee replacement offerings, in which an independent testing laboratory found no significant health risk to patients from ethylene glycol residue on the affected instrumentation and found no residue on tested implants.
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Mark Moeller’s Total Knee Replacement Video Montage from the Hospital Day 1 thru Day 4
Apr 14, 2012 Just showing how good I am after 3 days,there are no problems,the pain is very low and I should be back to normal in a few weeks. I hope my little videos are of some encouragement if you are having a TKR. Its natural to feel anxious,its all over very quickly and you will soon be home … Read the Rest
Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Compares Favorably to Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Same Patient 2009
There are several surgical management options for medial knee arthritis, and it is often difficult to decide whether a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is appropriate. Few studies have compared UKAs and TKAs in the same patient. We … Read the Rest
Researchers found that delirium alone contributes significantly to adverse outcomes after surgery …
…The prospective cohort study included 566 participants aged older than 70 years..
…Forty-seven patients (8.3%) developed major complications and 135 (23.9%) developed delirium…
…The researchers suggest managing delirium and major postoperative complications simultaneously to reduce the most risk posed by both conditions.… Read the Rest