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Increasing risk of prosthetic joint infection after total hip arthroplasty. 2,778 revisions due to infection after 432,168 primary THAs in the Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association (NARA)
(Informa Healthcare, 2012-10)
Background and purpose: The risk of revision due to infection after primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been reported to be increasing in Norway. We investigated whether this increase is a common feature in the ...
TRIGEN INTERTAN Intramedullary Nail Versus Sliding Hip Screw
(Journal of bone and joint surgery, 2013-02-06)
Background: Both intramedullary nails and sliding hip screws are used with good results in the treatment of intertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures. The aim of our study was to assess whether use of the TRIGEN ...
An economic model to evaluate cost-effectiveness of computer assisted knee replacement surgery in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2013-07-06)
Background: The use of Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) for knee replacements is intended to improve the alignment of knee prostheses in order to reduce the number of revision operations. Is the cost effectiveness of computer ...
A randomized study on migration of the Spectron EF and the Charnley flanged 40 cemented femoral components using radiostereometric analysis at 2 years
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-10)
Background and purpose: We performed a randomized study to determine the migration patterns of the Spectron EF femoral stem and to compare them with those of the Charnley stem, which is regarded by many as the gold ...
Risk factors for knee replacement due to primary osteoarthritis, a population based, prospective cohort study of 315,495 individuals
(BioMed Central, 2014-06-23)
Background: Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a common and disabling condition. We wanted to investigate the modifiable risk factors Body Mass Index (BMI) and physical activity, using knee replacement (KR) as a marker for ...
Infection after primary hip arthroplasty. A comparison of 3 Norwegian health registers
(Informa Healthcare, 2011-12)
Background and purpose: The aim of the present study was to assess incidence of and risk factors for infection after hip arthroplasty in data from 3 national health registries. We investigated differences in risk patterns ...