Five-Year Follow-up Study Examines Partial Knee Versus Total Knee Replacement in Late-Stage Medial Compartment Osteoarthritis

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Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

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Condition:   Osteoarthritis, Knee Interventions:   Other: Fresh Platelet Rich Plasma with leukocyte;   Other: Fresh Platelet Rich Plasma without leukocyte Sponsor:   Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Osteo Arthritis Knee Interventions:   Other: KneeBright Group;   Other: Standard Rehabilitation group Sponsors:   University of Virginia;   National Institutes of Health (NIH);   Barron Associates, Inc. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Osteoarthritis, Knee Interventions:   Behavioral: Change in sleeping position;   Behavioral: No change in sleeping position Sponsor:   University of Bradford Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: Joint Bone SpineAuthor(s): Alice Courties, Francis BerenbaumAbstractOne quarter of 45-year-old adults will develop symptomatic hip osteoarthritis (OA). Therefore, hip OA affects a very significant number of patients and, together with knee OA, is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality. Primary prevention involves the identification and management of its modifiable risk factors. Those that we know of today include anatomical abnormalities, joint trauma, certain occupations and, to a lesser extent, obesity. Screening for hip dysplasia as early as possible,...
Source: Joint Bone Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Conclusions: The modified LRTI procedure provided significant subjective and objective improvements without severe complications particularly related to the harvesting of the PL tendon. This procedure is a valuable surgical option for trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis and could be a useful salvage modality if the FCR tendon ruptures during the conventional LRTI procedure. PMID: 31788169 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Clin Orthop Surg Source Type: research
Authors: Kwak JM, Koh KH, Jeon IH Abstract Total elbow arthroplasty is a common surgical procedure used in the management of advanced rheumatoid arthritis, posttraumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and unfixable fracture in elderly patients. Total elbow prostheses have evolved over the years and now include the linked, unlinked, and convertible types. However, long-term complications, including infection, aseptic loosening, instability, and periprosthetic fracture, remain a challenge. Here, we introduce each type of implant and evaluate clinical outcomes and complications by reviewing the previous literature. PM...
Source: Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Clin Orthop Surg Source Type: research
Authors: Üstün I, Solmaz A, Gülçiçek OB, Kara S, Albayrak R Abstract OBJECTIVES: Bariatric surgery is an effective intervention for severe obesity and associated comorbidities. We compared symptoms, joint space and life quality of morbidly obese patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis before and after bariatric surgery. METHODS: 34 patients with knee osteoarthritis were evaluated with standing anteroposterior and lateral radiography, medial and lateral joint distances of the knees, Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) que...
Source: Journal of Musculoskeletal Neuronal Interactions - Category: Neurology Tags: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Lack of relief of pain or restoration of function or quality of life or the occurrence of surgical complications after TJR were defined as TJR failure by participants. Functional TJR failure seems as or more important than surgical failure. This patient perspective of TJR failure further confirmed their inclusion in core domain set for TJR clinical trials in people undergoing knee or hip replacements. PMID: 31787606 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: J Rheumatol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Hand osteoarthritis was associated with reduced physical, but not mental HRQoL in the general population and hospital patients. Physical HRQoL was further reduced in hospital care, and with concurrent knee osteoarthritis. PMID: 31787601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: J Rheumatol Source Type: research
OBJECTIVES: Falls are associated with several negative outcomes. Early identification of those who are at risk of falling is of importance in geriatrics, and comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) seems to be promising in this regard. Therefore, the pres...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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