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Survival rates and causes of revision in cemented primary total knee replacement. A report from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register 1994–2009
(British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery, 2013-05)
We evaluated the rates of survival and cause of revision of seven different brands of cemented primary total knee replacement (TKR) in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register during the years 1994 to 2009. Revision for any ...
Influence of Hospital Volume on Revision Rate After Total Knee Arthroplasty with Cement
(Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., 2013)
Background: The number of total knee replacements has substantially increased worldwide over the past ten years. Several studies have indicated a correlation between high hospital procedure volume and decreased morbidity ...
Complications after intramedullary nailing of femoral fractures in a low-income country. A prospective study of follow-up, HIV infection, and microbial infection rates after IM nailing of 141 femoral fractures at a central hospital in Malawi
(Informa Healthcare, 2013-10)
Background: Some surgeons believe that internal fixation of fractures carries too high a risk of infection in low-income countries (LICs) to merit its use there. However, there have been too few studies from LICs with ...
Risk Factors for Infection after 46,113 Intramedullary Nail Operations in Low- and Middle-income Countries
Background: The fields of surgery and trauma care have largely been neglected in the global health discussion. As a result the idea that surgery is not safe or cost effective in resource-limited settings has gone ...