WATERLOO, ON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical® is proud to announce that intellijoint HIP® has now – only one year after commercial launch – been used in over 1,000 total hip replacement procedures in the United States, Canada and Australia. intellijoint HIP® is a novel medical device providing 3D mini-optical navigation for orthopaedic surgeons. The one thousandth case using intellijoint … Read the Rest
…We identified 63,158 patients who had undergone total hip replacement and 54,276 who had total knee replacement between Jan 1, 1991, and Aug 10, 2011, and followed up these patients to a maximum of 20 years…
…researchers analyzed data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink on just over 63,000 patients who had undergone a total hip replacement and 54,000 that had total knee replacements. The surgeries took place between January 1, … Read the Rest
Hundreds of thousands of elderly people are needlessly suffering in pain while they wait for hip operations because care is being rationed by the NHS, leading doctors have warned.
Hip Replacement Procedure – Video on Indications, Complications and Prognosis With Pictures.
In a total hip replacement also called total hip arthroplasty, the damaged bone and cartilage is removed and replaced with prosthetic components. The damaged femoral head is removed and replaced with a metal stem that is placed into the hollow center of the femur.
The actual surgery usually lasts from 1-2 hours, plus another 1-2 hours for prep
Abstract: Total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been performed for nearly 50 years. Between 2006 and 2012, more than 600,000 metal-on-metal THA procedures were performed in the United States. This article reviews the production of metal wear debris in a metal-on-metal articulation and the interaction of cobalt and chromium ions that ultimately led to a dramatic decline in the use of metal-on-metal THA articulations. Additionally, the article reviews mechanisms of metal wear, … Read the Rest
Total Hip Replacement Explanation by Smith & Nephew… Read the Rest
NEW DELHI: A team of doctors at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh successfully performed a rare hip replacement surgery to correct the fractured neck of the left femur of a 102-year old patient recently. Within 48 hours of the injury, the patient was back on his feet…
…The team was led by Amite Pankaj Aggarwal and Umesh Deshmukh…
…Amite said, “Given the advanced age of the patient, there are many risks associated … Read the Rest
Paper 773, presented at the AAOS 2014 Annual Meeting, March 11-15, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.
…The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical, radiographic and functional outcomes of Charnley total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients under age 50 (a group that continues to actively function with their THA) at minimum 35 … Read the Rest
PATIENTS who need orthopaedic surgery including hip and knee replacements may not be able to undergo treatment if they are overweight or smoke if proposed criteria changes are approved…
…The CCGs say that patients who undergo surgery despite having other health conditions – such as being obese with a BMI over 40 or if they smoke – may suffer poorer outcomes as a result…
… Currently, all patients due to undergo … Read the Rest
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – (Marketwired – May 5, 2016) – Traditionally, patients who undergo total joint-replacement surgery can expect to spend three to four days in the hospital.
But that’s slowly changing and Dr. Vladimir Alexander, founder of Alexander Orthopaedic Associates (www.alexanderorthopaedics.com), is among those at the forefront of an emerging trend that’s allowing many patients to go home the same day as their surgery.
“We have been successfully
…Fewer than one third of patients who met criteria set by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) underwent a total hip replacement, between 2011 and 2015, according to the University of Liverpool.
Some 114,1119 suffered hip fractures during the period but 77,601 did not receive the recommended surgery…