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Short-term outcome of 1,465 computer-navigated primary total knee replacements 2005–2008. A report from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-06)
Background and purpose: Improvement of positioning and alignment by the use of computer-assisted surgery (CAS) might improve longevity and function in total knee replacements, but there is little evidence. In this study, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Low infection rates after 34,361 intramedullary nail operations in 55 low- and middle-income countries. Validation of the Surgical Implant Generation Network (SIGN) Online Surgical Database
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-12)
Background: The Surgical Implant Generation Network (SIGN) supplies intramedullary (IM) nails for the treatment of long bone fractures free of charge to hospitals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Most ...