Knee Joint: A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee: Replacement of the knee joint.Osteoarthritis, Knee: Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)Knee Prosthesis: Replacement for a knee joint.Knee: A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.Knee Injuries: Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.Joints: Also known as articulations, these are points of connection between the ends of certain separate bones, or where the borders of other bones are juxtaposed.Range of Motion, Articular: The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.Osteoarthritis: A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.Patella: The flat, triangular bone situated at the anterior part of the KNEE.Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip: Replacement of the hip joint.Tibia: The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.Joint DiseasesCartilage, Articular: A protective layer of firm, flexible cartilage over the articulating ends of bones. It provides a smooth surface for joint movement, protecting the ends of long bones from wear at points of contact.Prosthesis Failure: Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.Reoperation: A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.Joint Instability: Lack of stability of a joint or joint prosthesis. Factors involved are intra-articular disease and integrity of extra-articular structures such as joint capsule, ligaments, and muscles.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.Prosthesis Design: The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.Posterior Cruciate Ligament: A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the anterolateral surface of the medial condyle of the femur, passes posteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the posterior intercondylar area of the tibia.Bone Malalignment: Displacement of bones out of line in relation to joints. It may be congenital or traumatic in origin.Weight-Bearing: The physical state of supporting an applied load. This often refers to the weight-bearing bones or joints that support the body's weight, especially those in the spine, hip, knee, and foot.Menisci, Tibial: The interarticular fibrocartilages of the superior surface of the tibia.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the posteromedial portion of the lateral condyle of the femur, passes anteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the depression in front of the intercondylar eminence of the tibia.Arthralgia: Pain in the joint.Injections, Intra-Articular: Methods of delivering drugs into a joint space.Postoperative Complications: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.Arthroscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.Prosthesis-Related Infections: Infections resulting from the implantation of prosthetic devices. The infections may be acquired from intraoperative contamination (early) or hematogenously acquired from other sites (late).Synovial Fluid: The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. It contains mucin, albumin, fat, and mineral salts and serves to lubricate joints.Medial Collateral Ligament, Knee: The ligament that travels from the medial epicondyle of the FEMUR to the medial margin and medial surface of the TIBIA. The medial meniscus is attached to its deep surface.Surgery, Computer-Assisted: Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.Pain Measurement: Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.Ankle Joint: The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the TIBIA; the malleolar articular surface of the FIBULA; and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the TALUS.Gait: Manner or style of walking.Synovial Membrane: The inner membrane of a joint capsule surrounding a freely movable joint. It is loosely attached to the external fibrous capsule and secretes SYNOVIAL FLUID.Arthritis, Rheumatoid: A chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures. Etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.Hip Joint: The joint that is formed by the articulation of the head of FEMUR and the ACETABULUM of the PELVIS.Knee Dislocation: Slippage of the FEMUR off the TIBIA.Joint Deformities, Acquired: Deformities acquired after birth as the result of injury or disease. The joint deformity is often associated with rheumatoid arthritis and leprosy.Quadriceps Muscle: The quadriceps femoris. A collective name of the four-headed skeletal muscle of the thigh, comprised of the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and vastus medialis.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.Femur: The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.Synovitis: Inflammation of a synovial membrane. It is usually painful, particularly on motion, and is characterized by a fluctuating swelling due to effusion within a synovial sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)Arthroplasty, Replacement: Partial or total replacement of a joint.Finger Joint: The articulation between the head of one phalanx and the base of the one distal to it, in each finger.Tourniquets: Devices for the compression of a blood vessel by application around an extremity to control the circulation and prevent the flow of blood to or from the distal area. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Hemarthrosis: Bleeding into the joints. It may arise from trauma or spontaneously in patients with hemophilia.Bone Cements: Adhesives used to fix prosthetic devices to bones and to cement bone to bone in difficult fractures. Synthetic resins are commonly used as cements. A mixture of monocalcium phosphate, monohydrate, alpha-tricalcium phosphate, and calcium carbonate with a sodium phosphate solution is also a useful bone paste.Osteoarthritis, Hip: Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the hip joint which usually appears in late middle or old age. It is characterized by growth or maturational disturbances in the femoral neck and head, as well as acetabular dysplasia. A dominant symptom is pain on weight-bearing or motion.Ligaments, Articular: Fibrous cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments are strong, elastic, and allow movement in only specific directions, depending on the individual joint.Cementation: The joining of objects by means of a cement (e.g., in fracture fixation, such as in hip arthroplasty for joining of the acetabular component to the femoral component). In dentistry, it is used for the process of attaching parts of a tooth or restorative material to a natural tooth or for the attaching of orthodontic bands to teeth by means of an adhesive.Joint Prosthesis: Prostheses used to partially or totally replace a human or animal joint. (from UMDNS, 1999)Arthritis, Experimental: ARTHRITIS that is induced in experimental animals. Immunological methods and infectious agents can be used to develop experimental arthritis models. These methods include injections of stimulators of the immune response, such as an adjuvant (ADJUVANTS, IMMUNOLOGIC) or COLLAGEN.Stifle: In horses, cattle, and other quadrupeds, the joint between the femur and the tibia, corresponding to the human knee.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Joint Capsule: The sac enclosing a joint. It is composed of an outer fibrous articular capsule and an inner SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE.ArthritisPain, Postoperative: Pain during the period after surgery.Orthopedics: A surgical specialty which utilizes medical, surgical, and physical methods to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the skeletal system, its articulations, and associated structures.Movement: The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.Femoral Nerve: A nerve originating in the lumbar spinal cord (usually L2 to L4) and traveling through the lumbar plexus to provide motor innervation to extensors of the thigh and sensory innervation to parts of the thigh, lower leg, and foot, and to the hip and knee joints.Hip Prosthesis: Replacement for a hip joint.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Walking: An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.Chondrocytes: Polymorphic cells that form cartilage.Postoperative Care: The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Blood Transfusion, Autologous: Reinfusion of blood or blood products derived from the patient's own circulation. (Dorland, 27th ed)Hospitals, State: Hospitals controlled by agencies and departments of the state government.Prosthesis Fitting: The fitting and adjusting of artificial parts of the body. (From Stedman's, 26th ed)Wrist Joint: The joint that is formed by the distal end of the RADIUS, the articular disc of the distal radioulnar joint, and the proximal row of CARPAL BONES; (SCAPHOID BONE; LUNATE BONE; triquetral bone).Blood Loss, Surgical: Loss of blood during a surgical procedure.Rotation: Motion of an object in which either one or more points on a line are fixed. It is also the motion of a particle about a fixed point. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Arthroplasty: Surgical reconstruction of a joint to relieve pain or restore motion.Arthrography: Roentgenography of a joint, usually after injection of either positive or negative contrast medium.Contracture: Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.Polyethylene: A vinyl polymer made from ethylene. It can be branched or linear. Branched or low-density polyethylene is tough and pliable but not to the same degree as linear polyethylene. Linear or high-density polyethylene has a greater hardness and tensile strength. Polyethylene is used in a variety of products, including implants and prostheses.Early Ambulation: Procedure to accelerate the ability of a patient to walk or move about by reducing the time to AMBULATION. It is characterized by a shorter period of hospitalization or recumbency than is normally practiced.Hindlimb: Either of two extremities of four-footed non-primate land animals. It usually consists of a FEMUR; TIBIA; and FIBULA; tarsals; METATARSALS; and TOES. (From Storer et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p73)Orthopedic Procedures: Procedures used to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, its articulations, and associated structures.Tarsal Joints: The articulations between the various TARSAL BONES. This does not include the ANKLE JOINT which consists of the articulations between the TIBIA; FIBULA; and TALUS.Arthrometry, Articular: Measurements of joint flexibility (RANGE OF MOTION, ARTICULAR), usually by employing an angle-measuring device (arthrometer). Arthrometry is used to measure ligamentous laxity and stability. It is often used to evaluate the outcome of ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT replacement surgery.Patellofemoral Joint: The articulation between the articular surface of the PATELLA and the patellar surface of the FEMUR.Arthritis, Infectious: Arthritis caused by BACTERIA; RICKETTSIA; MYCOPLASMA; VIRUSES; FUNGI; or PARASITES.Arthrodesis: The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Osteophyte: Bony outgrowth usually found around joints and often seen in conditions such as ARTHRITIS.Postoperative Period: The period following a surgical operation.Torque: The rotational force about an axis that is equal to the product of a force times the distance from the axis where the force is applied.Cadaver: A dead body, usually a human body.Muscle Strength: The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.Stress, Mechanical: A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.Bandages: Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Postoperative Hemorrhage: Hemorrhage following any surgical procedure. It may be immediate or delayed and is not restricted to the surgical wound.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Cartilage: A non-vascular form of connective tissue composed of CHONDROCYTES embedded in a matrix that includes CHONDROITIN SULFATE and various types of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are three major types: HYALINE CARTILAGE; FIBROCARTILAGE; and ELASTIC CARTILAGE.Estrogen Replacement Therapy: The use of hormonal agents with estrogen-like activity in postmenopausal or other estrogen-deficient women to alleviate effects of hormone deficiency, such as vasomotor symptoms, DYSPAREUNIA, and progressive development of OSTEOPOROSIS. This may also include the use of progestational agents in combination therapy.Hormone Replacement Therapy: Therapeutic use of hormones to alleviate the effects of hormone deficiency.Osteotomy: The surgical cutting of a bone. (Dorland, 28th ed)Collateral Ligaments: A number of ligaments on either side of, and serving as a radius of movement of, a joint having a hingelike movement. They occur at the elbow, knee, wrist, metacarpo- and metatarsophalangeal, proximal interphalangeal, and distal interphalangeal joints of the hands and feet. (Stedman, 25th ed)Leg: The inferior part of the lower extremity between the KNEE and the ANKLE.Patellar Ligament: A band of fibrous tissue that attaches the apex of the PATELLA to the lower part of the tubercle of the TIBIA. The ligament is actually the caudal continuation of the common tendon of the QUADRICEPS FEMORIS. The patella is embedded in that tendon. As such, the patellar ligament can be thought of as connecting the quadriceps femoris tendon to the tibia, and therefore it is sometimes called the patellar tendon.Tranexamic Acid: Antifibrinolytic hemostatic used in severe hemorrhage.Surgical Wound Infection: Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.Polyethylenes: Synthetic thermoplastics that are tough, flexible, inert, and resistant to chemicals and electrical current. They are often used as biocompatible materials for prostheses and implants.Venous Thromboembolism: Obstruction of a vein or VEINS (embolism) by a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the blood stream.Sacroiliac Joint: The immovable joint formed by the lateral surfaces of the SACRUM and ILIUM.Venous Thrombosis: The formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) within a vein.Disease Progression: The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.Proprioception: Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.Muscle, Skeletal: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.Cartilage Diseases: Pathological processes involving the chondral tissue (CARTILAGE).Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Electromyography: Recording of the changes in electric potential of muscle by means of surface or needle electrodes.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Chondrocalcinosis: Presence of calcium salts, especially calcium pyrophosphate, in the cartilaginous structures of one or more joints. When accompanied by attacks of goutlike symptoms, it is called pseudogout. (Dorland, 27th ed)Tendons: Fibrous bands or cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE at the ends of SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBERS that serve to attach the MUSCLES to bones and other structures.Activities of Daily Living: The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.Hydrarthrosis: Accumulation of watery fluid in the cavity of a joint. (Dorland, 27th ed)Foot Joints: The articulations extending from the ANKLE distally to the TOES. These include the ANKLE JOINT; TARSAL JOINTS; METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and TOE JOINT.Surgical Procedures, Elective: Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Hip: The projecting part on each side of the body, formed by the side of the pelvis and the top portion of the femur.Antifibrinolytic Agents: Agents that prevent fibrinolysis or lysis of a blood clot or thrombus. Several endogenous antiplasmins are known. The drugs are used to control massive hemorrhage and in other coagulation disorders.Hyaluronic Acid: A natural high-viscosity mucopolysaccharide with alternating beta (1-3) glucuronide and beta (1-4) glucosaminidic bonds. It is found in the UMBILICAL CORD, in VITREOUS BODY and in SYNOVIAL FLUID. A high urinary level is found in PROGERIA.Waiting Lists: Prospective patient listings for appointments or treatments.Osteonecrosis: Death of a bone or part of a bone, either atraumatic or posttraumatic.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Disability Evaluation: Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.Metatarsophalangeal Joint: The articulation between a metatarsal bone (METATARSAL BONES) and a phalanx.Asepsis: The prevention of access by infecting organisms to the locus of potential infection.Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive: Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.Popliteal Cyst: A SYNOVIAL CYST located in the back of the knee, in the popliteal space arising from the semimembranous bursa or the knee joint.Walkers: Walking aids generally having two handgrips and four legs.Collagen Type II: A fibrillar collagen found predominantly in CARTILAGE and vitreous humor. It consists of three identical alpha1(II) chains.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Renal Replacement Therapy: Procedures which temporarily or permanently remedy insufficient cleansing of body fluids by the kidneys.Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Rebuilding of the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT to restore functional stability of the knee. AUTOGRAFTING or ALLOGRAFTING of tissues is often used.Posture: The position or attitude of the body.Analgesia, Patient-Controlled: Relief of PAIN, without loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, through ANALGESIC AGENTS administered by the patients. It has been used successfully to control POSTOPERATIVE PAIN, during OBSTETRIC LABOR, after BURNS, and in TERMINAL CARE. The choice of agent, dose, and lockout interval greatly influence effectiveness. The potential for overdose can be minimized by combining small bolus doses with a mandatory interval between successive doses (lockout interval).Single-Blind Method: A method in which either the observer(s) or the subject(s) is kept ignorant of the group to which the subjects are assigned.Physical Therapy Modalities: Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.Rupture: Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.Shoulder Joint: The articulation between the head of the HUMERUS and the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA.Thrombophlebitis: Inflammation of a vein associated with a blood clot (THROMBUS).Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: A variety of conditions affecting the anatomic and functional characteristics of the temporomandibular joint. Factors contributing to the complexity of temporomandibular diseases are its relation to dentition and mastication and the symptomatic effects in other areas which account for referred pain to the joint and the difficulties in applying traditional diagnostic procedures to temporomandibular joint pathology where tissue is rarely obtained and x-rays are often inadequate or nonspecific. Common diseases are developmental abnormalities, trauma, subluxation, luxation, arthritis, and neoplasia. (From Thoma's Oral Pathology, 6th ed, pp577-600)Debridement: The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)Durapatite: The mineral component of bones and teeth; it has been used therapeutically as a prosthetic aid and in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.Ligaments: Shiny, flexible bands of fibrous tissue connecting together articular extremities of bones. They are pliant, tough, and inextensile.Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein: Major component of chondrocyte EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX of various tissues including bone, tendon, ligament, SYNOVIUM and blood vessels. It binds MATRILIN PROTEINS and is associated with development of cartilage and bone.Artificial Limbs: Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.Preoperative Care: Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Anticoagulants: Agents that prevent clotting.Nerve Block: Interruption of NEURAL CONDUCTION in peripheral nerves or nerve trunks by the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., LIDOCAINE; PHENOL; BOTULINUM TOXINS) to manage or treat pain.Blood Transfusion: The introduction of whole blood or blood component directly into the blood stream. (Dorland, 27th ed)Suction: The removal of secretions, gas or fluid from hollow or tubular organs or cavities by means of a tube and a device that acts on negative pressure.Locomotion: Movement or the ability to move from one place or another. It can refer to humans, vertebrate or invertebrate animals, and microorganisms.Orthotic Devices: Apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Matrilin Proteins: PROTEOGLYCANS-associated proteins that are major components of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX of various tissues including CARTILAGE; and INTERVERTEBRAL DISC structures. They bind COLLAGEN fibers and contain protein domains that enable oligomer formation and interaction with other extracellular matrix proteins such as CARTILAGE OLIGOMERIC MATRIX PROTEIN.Rabbits: The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.Osteochondritis Dissecans: A type of osteochondritis in which articular cartilage and associated bone becomes partially or totally detached to form joint loose bodies. Affects mainly the knee, ankle, and elbow joints.Thigh: The portion of the leg in humans and other animals found between the HIP and KNEE.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Reconstructive Surgical Procedures: Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal: Anti-inflammatory agents that are non-steroidal in nature. In addition to anti-inflammatory actions, they have analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions.They act by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, which converts arachidonic acid to cyclic endoperoxides, precursors of prostaglandins. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis accounts for their analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions; other mechanisms may contribute to their anti-inflammatory effects.Orthopedic Equipment: Nonexpendable items used in the performance of orthopedic surgery and related therapy. They are differentiated from ORTHOTIC DEVICES, apparatus used to prevent or correct deformities in patients.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Femoral Fractures: Fractures of the femur.Thromboembolism: Obstruction of a blood vessel (embolism) by a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the blood stream.Leg Bones: The bones of the free part of the lower extremity in humans and of any of the four extremities in animals. It includes the FEMUR; PATELLA; TIBIA; and FIBULA.Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation: Surgical insertion of synthetic material to repair injured or diseased heart valves.Statistics, Nonparametric: A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)Vitallium: An alloy of 60% cobalt, 20% chromium, 5% molybdenum, and traces of other substances. It is used in dentures, certain surgical appliances, prostheses, implants, and instruments.AmputeesPreoperative Period: The period before a surgical operation.Coated Materials, Biocompatible: Biocompatible materials usually used in dental and bone implants that enhance biologic fixation, thereby increasing the bond strength between the coated material and bone, and minimize possible biological effects that may result from the implant itself.Heart Valve Prosthesis: A device that substitutes for a heart valve. It may be composed of biological material (BIOPROSTHESIS) and/or synthetic material.Anesthesia, Spinal: Procedure in which an anesthetic is injected directly into the spinal cord.Enoxaparin: Low-molecular-weight fragment of heparin, having a 4-enopyranosuronate sodium structure at the non-reducing end of the chain. It is prepared by depolymerization of the benzylic ester of porcine mucosal heparin. Therapeutically, it is used as an antithrombotic agent. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Amputation: The removal of a limb or other appendage or outgrowth of the body. (Dorland, 28th ed)Double-Blind Method: A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.Canes: Sticks used as walking aids. The canes may have three or four prongs at the end of the shaft.Isometric Contraction: Muscular contractions characterized by increase in tension without change in length.EnglandKaolin: The most common mineral of a group of hydrated aluminum silicates, approximately H2Al2Si2O8-H2O. It is prepared for pharmaceutical and medicinal purposes by levigating with water to remove sand, etc. (From Merck Index, 11th ed) The name is derived from Kao-ling (Chinese: "high ridge"), the original site. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Soccer: A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Exercise Therapy: A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Temporomandibular Joint Disc: A plate of fibrous tissue that divides the temporomandibular joint into an upper and lower cavity. The disc is attached to the articular capsule and moves forward with the condyle in free opening and protrusion. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p92)Disease Models, Animal: Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Peninsula Regional Medical Center
Its Joint Commission certifications include Acute Myocardial Infarction; Joint Replacement - Hip; and Joint Replacement - Knee ... including total joint replacement) and Rehabilitation Breast Center Special Care Nursery Heartburn Treatment Center Sleep ... Peninsula Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission. ...
Wolfgang Saxon (18 January 2001). "John Insall, 70; Surgeon Made Knee Replacements". The New York Times. R. D. S. (1 April 2001 ... "Obituary: John N. Insall, MD, 1930-2000". The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 83 (4): 635. Freeman, M. A. R. (March 2003). ... In addition to his pre-eminent knee textbook Surgery of the Knee (Churchill-Livingstone, 2000), Dr. Insall wrote approximately ... was a pioneering English orthopaedic surgeon who contributed extensively to the advancement of total knee replacement surgery. ...
Hemant Wakankar - Joint Replacement Surgeon , Total Knee Replacement". Jointreplacementinfo.net. Retrieved 2015-04-16. " ... Mohammad Khazenifar Awards for Medical Excellence at Iran's Joint and Bone Science Masters Center in Tehran. Prior to this he ... Khazenifar Medical Practice Khazenifar emergency life saver Joint and Bone Science Masters Center Khazenifar Award for Medical ...
Vikram I. Shah
Vikram Shah, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Ahmedabad". sehat.com. "City's Dr Vikram Shah creates world record". newindianexpress. ... "Dr Vikram Shah 'revolutionises' total knee replacement surgery with 'zero technique'". India Medical Times. 22 February 2012. ... Vikram Shah, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Ahmedabad". sehat.com. "A long-cherished mission is accomplished". newindianexpress. ... "Dr Vikram Shah 'revolutionises' total knee replacement surgery with 'zero technique'". indiamedicaltimes. Retrieved 22 February ...
... total knee replacements and total shoulder replacements. Osteolysis can also be associated with the radiographic changes seen ... the term osteolysis generally refers to a problem common to artificial joint replacements such as total hip replacements, ... Osteolytic lesion Osteolysis "Hip and Knee Replacements". Retrieved 10 April 2012. Sanjeev Agarwal (2004). "Osteolysis - basic ... Associated findings may include distended joint capsule, soft-tissue swelling, and joint instability. A common surgery to treat ...
Performed over 2500 joint replacement surgeries. Over 500 living donor liver transplants, the highest in India and 2nd highest ... Total Knee replacement of 101-year-old patient. Over 2, 500 kidney transplants. First successful intestinal transplant in India ... World record for most number of Total Knee Replacements in least amount of time. 30 surgeries in one day by Dr. Ashok Rajgopal ... Ajaya Jha Bone & Joint Institute - Dr. Ashok Rajgopal Critical care & anesthesiology Institute - Dr. Yatin Mehta Medanta ...
Joint replacements are available for other joints on a limited basis, most notably the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle ... As well as the standard total knee replacement surgery, the uni-compartmental knee replacement, in which only one weight- ... spine, and finger joints. In recent years, surface replacement of joints, in particular the hip joint, have become more popular ... Knee arthroplasty and hip replacement were in the top five OR procedures for adults aged 45 years and older. Medicine portal ...
List of patient-reported quality of life surveys
"Questionnaire on the perceptions of patients about total knee replacement". The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British ... Arthroplasty (Knee replacement).The Oxford knee score (OKS) is owned by Isis Outcomes and was developed at Oxford University. ... Validity and reliability of the Oxford Knee Score in measuring health outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis". ... It has been validated for use in assessing other non-surgical treatments for issues of the knee. Chickenpox. The Family ...
Comparison of tibial components in knee replacement". The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume. 74 (2): 239-42. ... Because of this, RSA is an important technique in early clinical trials for screening new joint replacement prostheses. To ... is a highly accurate technique for the assessment of three-dimensional migration and micromotion of a joint replacement ... The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume. 76 (6): 912-7. PMID 7983118. Ryd, L; Albrektsson, B. E.; Carlsson, L; ...
... is one method to relieve pain of arthritis, especially of the hip and knee. It is being replaced by joint replacement ... The procedure can delay the need for a total knee replacement for up to ten years. The location of the removed wedge of bone ... Perform controlled range of motion activities that do not overload the joint. Avoid heavy impact on the knees during everyday ... An arthroscopic study of 54 knee joints". The Orthopedic Clinics of North America. 10 (3): 585-608. PMID 460834. Jung HD, Kim ...
Khaled J. Saleh
"Aesculap Implant Systems, LLC Debuts New VEGA System® PS Knee Replacement Technology". - Khaled J. Saleh, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCS(C ... Use for patients treated with revision total knee arthropalsty". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 87 (9): 1985-94. doi:10.2106/jbjs.d. ... Mihalko, WM; Saleh KJ; Krackow KA; Whiteside LA (2009). "Soft tissue balancing during total knee arthroplasty in the varus knee ... and is known for surgery relating to adult reconstruction and joint replacement. Saleh's work has been supported by nearly $7 ...
Severely affected joints may require joint replacement surgery, such as knee replacement. Postoperatively, physiotherapy is ... hip joints, knees, and ankles as large joints: Involvement of 1 large joint gives 0 points Involvement of 2-10 large joints ... Joints included are (bilaterally): proximal interphalangeal joints (10 joints), metacarpophalangeal joints (10), wrists (2), ... usually involves particular joints (knee, MTP1, heels) and can be distinguished with an aspiration of joint fluid if in doubt. ...
Radiographic classification of osteoarthritis
"Health-Related Quality of Life and Appropriateness of Knee or Hip Joint Replacement". Archives of Internal Medicine. 166 (2): ... "Glenohumeral joint space". radref.org. , in turn citing: Petersson, Claes J.; Redlund-Johnell, Inga (2009). "Joint Space in ... Hefti F, Müller W, Jakob RP, Stäubli HU (1993). "Evaluation of knee ligament injuries with the IKDC form". Knee Surg Sports ... For the grading of osteoarthritis in the knee, the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) system is regarded to have ...
Procedures carried out at the hospital include: Medical and surgical treatment of arthritis Joint replacements of the knee, hip ... It also includes Hosmat Joint Replacement Center and HOSMAT Neurosciences. It is currently undergoing expansion to 500 beds, ... Initially known as the 'accident hospital', later it was in the news as a centre for knee transplantation procedures. Now in ... shoulder and elbow Fibre-optic arthroscopy of various joints Treatment of fractures, non-union and malunion of fractures, ...
DVTs may lead to pulmonary embolism (PE) in knee or hip replacement surgery patients. Treatment of both DVT and PE. To reduce ... It was developed in a joint venture by Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Apixaban is indicated for the following: To lower the ... Approved In Europe For Preventing Venous Thromboembolism After Elective Hip Or Knee Replacement" (Press release). Pfizer. April ... use of preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in people that had recently undergone knee or hip replacement. On ...
... joint replacement surgery or resurfacing may be recommended. Evidence supports joint replacement for both knees and hips as it ... Histopathology of osteoarthrosis of a knee joint in an elderly female. Histopathology of osteoarthrosis of a knee joint in an ... especially shoulder and knee joint. A person may also complain of joint locking and joint instability. These symptoms would ... With special reference to unicompartmental replacement and osteotomy of the knee". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 66 (1): 95-106. PMID ...
Joint replacement components have historically been made from "GUR" resins. These powder materials are produced by Ticona, ... Clinical studies are still underway to investigate the performance of highly cross-linked UHMWPE for knee replacement. In 2007 ... Several companies have been selling antioxidant-stabilised joint replacement technologies since 2007, using both synthetic ... ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene in total joint replacement. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0-12-429851-4. Stein, H. L. (1998 ...
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Joseph D. Zuckerman
... hip and knee replacement surgery. Zuckerman is the surgeon-in-chief of the Hospital for Joint Diseases of NYU Langone Medical ... Zuckerman joined the Hospital for Joint Diseases in 1984 as an orthopaedic surgeon. He served as director of the NYU Hospital ... Zuckerman was appointed chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief of the Hospital for Joint ... He has published over 350 publications, including articles in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of the American ...
"Health-Related Quality of Life and Appropriateness of Knee or Hip Joint Replacement". Archives of Internal Medicine. 166: 220- ... and physical functioning of the joints. The WOMAC has also been used to assess back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile ... in WOMAC function and pain for people with osteoarthritis of the knee. "WOMAC Osteoarthritis Index". Retrieved 6 June 2012. ... "Body weight changes and corresponding changes in pain and function in persons with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. A cohort ...
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Continuous passive motion
CPM is used following various types of reconstructive joint surgery such as knee replacement and ACL reconstruction. Its ... For people who have had total knee replacement without complications, continuous passive motion has been shown to provide ... CPM does improve long-term function, long-term knee flexion, knee extension in the short or long term. In unusual cases where ... CPM is carried out by a CPM device, which constantly moves the joint through a controlled range of motion; the exact range is ...
... knee joint instability Anterior cruciate ligament deficiency Knee arthrofibrosis Significant muscular atrophy Prior joint ... McDermott, I (Apr 2011). "Meniscal tears, repairs and replacement: their relevance to osteoarthritis of the knee". British ... It is now known that a knee joint without healthy menisci is at significantly increased risk of developing wear and tear ... Its cross-linking preserved the scaffold in the knee joint long enough for new meniscus tissue to grow into it. (Patents ...
A. V. Gurava Reddy
Indian Orthopedic Surgeon and Joint replacement expert. He is the Managing Director and Chief Joint Replacement Surgeon at ... First to introduce " Computer aided navigation for Total knee Replacements" in Andhra Pradesh. Visiting Faculty at Badr-al-Sama ... A. V. Gurava Reddy is one of the leading surgeon(s) in India and performs about 4000 joint replacements per year. He has made ... Introduced Bilateral staggered total knee replacement where the patients are not fit due to advanced age or comorbidities, ...
... problems in the knee and back can arise secondary to abnormal posture and stride adopted to protect the affected joint. The ... Hip replacements are relatively common as the already damaged hip suffers routine wear; this varies by individual, but ... Common symptoms include hip, knee (hip pathology can refer pain to a normal knee), or groin pain, exacerbated by hip or leg ... The pain is usually in the hip, but can also be felt in the knee (referred pain). In some cases, pain is felt in the unaffected ...
Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana
In the original scheme knee replacement and hip replacement surgeries were not included. In July 2015 it was reported that the ... "Maharashtra government to include joint replacements, physiotherapy in Rajiv Gandhi yojana". Daily News and Analysis. 5 July ... "State caps knee, hip implant prices". Mumbai Mirror. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 20 January 2016. "RGJAY Society - Rajiv Gandhi ...
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Knee joint replacement: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Knee joint replacement is a surgery to replace a knee joint with a man-made artificial joint. The artificial joint is called a ... Knee arthroplasty; Knee replacement - total; Tricompartmental knee replacement; Subvastus knee replacement; Knee replacement - ... Knee joint replacement is a surgery to replace a knee joint with a man-made artificial joint. The artificial joint is called a ... Most of the time, knee joint replacement is done in people age 60 and older. Younger people who have a knee joint replaced may ...
Knee joint replacement - discharge : MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
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Hip and Knee Joint Replacement
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Exercise Limitations After Knee &amp;amp; Other Joint Replacements
People with knee or other joint replacements have different needs when it comes to exercise. Review these potential limitations ... Total joint replacement has become a routine treatment, and the two most common joints to undergo the procedure are the hips ... and 4.7 million people with total knee replacements (TKR) in the U.S. (Kremers, 2015). Currently, more than 700,000 total knee ... According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, osteoarthritis is the leading cause of knee replacement and 90% of ...
Joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and shoulder | NICE
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Effects of Knee Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement Surgery on Gait | SpringerLink
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La Peer's Joint Surgery Center Announces New Partial Knee Replacement to Preserve Joint
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Joint Replacement: When Should You Consider Artificial Knees? | Newsmax.com
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Knee joint replacement
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Knee Joint Replacement Surgery, Recovery & Complications
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Joint Replacement (hip, knee, shoulder) | RIAO
Joint Replacement The physicians at the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement perform the most complex revision ... In addition, the surgeons use the latest techniques for joint (hip, knee, shoulder) replacement procedures, including minimally ... The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) , Joint Replacement (hip, knee, shoulder) ...
Hip Joint & Knee Replacement Surgery | NorthShore
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ACR, AAHKS release new guideline to reduce joint infections after total hip and knee replacements
... the risk of joint infection resulting from total hip and knee replacements can be reduced with careful management of anti- ... According to a new guideline released by the American College of Rheumatology and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons ... "Periprosthetic joint infection remains one of the most common reasons for failure of hip and knee replacement," said Bryan D. ... ACR, AAHKS release new guideline to reduce joint infections after total hip and knee replacements. *Download PDF Copy ...
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Total Joint Orthopedics and THINK Surgical Announce Collaboration to Enhance Total Knee Replacement Procedures
Total Knee Application and both companies will co-market the solution upon 510(k) clearance to use the Klassic® Knee System ... Under the terms of the agreement, THINK Surgical will develop software allowing TJOs Klassic® Knee System to be implanted ... Total Joint Orthopedics (TJO) announced today a new collaboration with THINK Surgical®, Inc., an advanced orthopedic robot ... with the TSolution One Total Knee Application. ...
Joint replacement : considerations for replacing worn-out hips and knees. (DVD video, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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What activities do I need to avoid after a hip of knee joint replacement surgery?
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Hip and Knee Replacements in Canada, 2013-2014: Canadian Joint Replacement Registry Annual Report | CIHI
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FAQs Knee Replacement | The Joint Instititute | CMC
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slider-joint-replacement | American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
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- We conducted a retrospective cohort study (N = 477) to determine if use of intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) improves early ambulation and reduces blood loss after total knee arthroplasty and anterior and posterior total hip arthroplasty. (amjorthopedics.com)
- TXA use improves early ambulation after total joint arthroplasty. (amjorthopedics.com)
- By the year 2020, use of primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the United States will increase an estimated 110%, to 1.375 million procedures annually, and use of primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) will increase an estimated 75%, to more than 500,000 procedures. (amjorthopedics.com)
- The efficacy of IV-TXA in minimizing total joint arthroplasty (TJA) perioperative blood loss has been proved in small studies and meta-analyses. (amjorthopedics.com)
- Retain or sacrifice the posterior cruciate ligament in total knee arthroplasty? (bmj.com)
- Background -The decision whether to retain or resect the posterior cruciate ligament in total knee arthroplasty is at present determined clinically by preoperative radiological variables focusing upon the amount of joint destruction, and subsequent soft tissue contractures. (bmj.com)
- Methods -Twenty posterior cruciate ligaments, obtained during total knee arthroplasty, were evaluated histologically to study the relation between the degree of preoperative radiological joint destruction, structural integrity of the posterior cruciate ligament and the neurological integrity of the targeted tissue. (bmj.com)
- 1 - 3 However, Mahoney and colleagues 4 showed that, after total knee arthroplasty, the physical strain on the ligament was different to that seen in preoperative normal knees, and femoral roll back was reduced. (bmj.com)
- 5 , 6 Some authors reported that proprioception was decreased after posterior cruciate ligament resection, 1 , 3 , 7 whereas others found no further worsening of position sense after cruciate sacrificed total knee arthroplasty. (bmj.com)
- 8 Furthermore, some authors 9 even showed that position sense could improve after cruciate sacrificed total knee arthroplasty. (bmj.com)
- An individual with Hemarthrosis will experience pain, deformity of joint, and swelling due to the pressure that the blood that fills in the cavity puts on the joint. (epainassist.com)
- The range of motion of the affected joint will also decrease as the condition progresses with worsening pain with any attempts at motion. (epainassist.com)
- This not only restores range of motion and flexibility of the joint but also improves pain and quality of life of the patient. (epainassist.com)
- All patients with grade five radiological knee joint destruction displayed mucoid degeneration and irregularity of the posterior cruciate ligament fibres. (bmj.com)
- 10 However, it is ambiguous to state that the biomechanics of the (severely) degenerative knee joint will be altered in time, with subsequent adaptations (that is, degeneration) of the knee ligament structure. (bmj.com)
- This has been verified by a study in which around 1200 people who developed Hemarthrosis of the knee had an injury to their anterior cruciate ligament. (epainassist.com)
- Hemarthrosis of the knees is mostly caused due to ligament injury , tears, fractures and frequent episodes of knee dislocations. (epainassist.com)
- In the pre-total joint arthroplasty state, there is significant joint damage and severe symptoms (pain) that manifest as altered musculoskeletal function during walking. (springer.com)
- Alnahdi AH, Zeni JA, Snyder-Mackler L (2011) Gait after unilateral total knee arthroplasty: frontal plane analysis. (springer.com)
- Astephen Wilson JL, Dunbar MJ, Hubley-Kozey CL (2015) Knee joint biomechanics and neuromuscular control during gait before and after total knee arthroplasty are sex-specific. (springer.com)
- Partial knee replacement, also known as unicompartmental arthroplasty, is a joint-preserving procedure that can help many patients with knee pain resume satisfying lives. (prweb.com)
- Partial knee replacement, also known as unicompartmental arthroplasty, is a new, joint-preserving procedure that can help many patients with knee pain resume satisfying lives," said Dr. Steven Meier, one of the medical directors of the Joint Surgery Center and a leading specialist in joint-preserving surgery. (prweb.com)
- Because unicompartmental arthroplasty typically results in reduced trauma to the bone, many patients experience less pain and swelling than with traditional knee replacement . (prweb.com)
- The replacement of the damaged part with an artificial part is called an arthroplasty. (newsmax.com)
- The orthopedic procedure of knee joint replacement is called a total knee arthroplasty (TKA). (emedicinehealth.com)
- Both chronic osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis commonly cause people to lose knee function and damage the joint to the degree that they need a knee joint replacement (total knee arthroplasty or TKA). (emedicinehealth.com)
- Artificial knee replacement surgery (also called knee arthroplasty ) is becoming increasingly common as the population of the world begins to age. (eorthopod.com)
- A total knee joint replacement (also known as total knee arthroplasty) is an operation to remove a severely impaired knee joint and replace it with an artificial joint. (southerncross.co.nz)
- Research has shown that total hip and knee replacements, also known as arthroplasty, are among the most common elective surgeries performed in developed countries. (innovations-report.com)
- Bade, M.J. and J.E. Stevents-Lapsley, Early high-intensity rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty improves outcomes. (athletico.com)
- Preoperative quadriceps strength predicts functional ability one year after total knee arthroplasty. (athletico.com)
- Peterson S.C. Disease-specific gender differences among total knee arthroplasty candidates. (athletico.com)
- Trainees have long been taught that synovial inflammation and joint effusion are common in the early stages of degenerative joint disease and synovial proliferation is a common finding in patients undergoing arthroscopy and arthroplasty [ 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
- The purpose of this systematic review is to identify studies demonstrating the inflammatory changes that are frequently observed in patients undergoing joint arthroplasty and the influence of the synovial response on disease progression and treatment outcome. (hindawi.com)
- Despite the widespread use of total hip and knee arthroplasty, there is a notable lack of consensus regarding postoperative treatment, mostly because of the lack of well-designed studies testing the efficacy and effectiveness of such practices. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Rocky Mountain Joint Replacement Adult Reconstruction Fellowship is a one year program that offers a comprehensive experience in total hip and total knee arthroplasty. (centura.org)
- The Cost of Joint Replacement: Comparing Two Approaches to Evaluating Costs of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. (nih.gov)
- The purpose of this study was to compare traditional accounting and time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC) methods for estimating the total costs of total hip and knee arthroplasty care cycles. (nih.gov)
- Determining the Cost of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: Commentary on an article by John A. Palsis, MD, et al. (nih.gov)
- 11th Annual Baltimore Deformity Correction Course, workshop on Surface Replacement Arthroplasty of Hip & workshop on Taylor Spatial Frame Fixator, Sept. 2001 at Baltimore. (placidway.com)
- Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA), refers to the replacement of the knee joint. (ossur.com)
- Ewald FC, Thomas WH, Poss R, Scott RD, Sledge CB (1978) Duo-Patella Total Knee Arthroplasty in Rheumatoid Arthritis. (springer.com)
- Freeman MAR, Todd RC, Bambert P, Day WH (1978) ICLH Arthroplasty of the Knee: 1968-1977. (springer.com)
- Mochizuki RM, Schurman DJ (1979) Patellar Complications Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- Ranawat CS, Insall J, Shine J (1976) Duo-Condylar Knee Arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- Sledge CB, Ewald FC (1979): Total Knee Arthroplasty Experience at the Robert Breck Brigham Hospital. (springer.com)
- After the first total knee replacement in 1971, approximately 4.7 million Americans were living with a total knee arthroplasty as of 2010, according to the Mayo Clinic. (nextavenue.org)
- Pain relief and restoration of function are two major expectations following knee arthroplasty. (scielo.org.za)
- Kneeling is a knee function required for many types of occupation and activities of daily living, making its restoration following knee arthroplasty essential. (scielo.org.za)
- In "Prevalence of Total Hip (THA) and Total Knee (TKA) Arthroplasty in the United States," researchers reviewed THR and TKR incidence rates, mortality rates and relative mortality rates (the difference in survival between THR and TKR patients and the general population), over a 40-year time period, to estimate 2010 prevalence rates according to age, sex and time since surgery. (icjr.net)
- In the related studies presented at the annual meeting, "Trends in Total Hip Arthroplasty in the United States: The Shift to a Younger Demographic" and "Trends in Total Knee Arthroplasty in the United States: Understanding the Shift to a Younger Demographic," researchers conducted a retrospective review of 2000-2009 hospital discharge data on TKR and THR patients from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). (icjr.net)
- Previous large registry studies - including studies using data from the New Zealand Joint Registry and from the Norwegian Arthroplasty Registry - have failed to show such outcomes. (icjr.net)
- To study the differences in patient based outcome measures, as a comparison between patellofemoral arthroplasty and total knee replacement in isolated osteoarthritis of the patellofemoral compartment. (isrctn.com)
- Cyrano would thus become one of the very first cats to receive a miniature, limb-sparing total knee arthroplasty. (materialise.com)
- Updates in Knee Replacement meeting will focus on the knee, providing new insights into the challenges of managing primary and revision total knee arthroplasty patients. (orthopaedicweblinks.com)
- Weiss NG, Parvizi J, Hanssen AD et al (2003) Total knee arthroplasty in post-traumatic arthrosis of the knee. (springer.com)
- Wasserstein D, Henry P, Paterson JM et al (2014) Risk of total knee arthroplasty after operatively treated tibial plateau fracture a matched-population-based cohort study. (springer.com)
- Nourissat G, Hoffman E, Hémon C et al (2006) Total knee arthroplasty for recent severe fracture of the proximal tibial epiphysis in the elderly subject. (springer.com)
- When drugs and physical therapy fail to relieve the pain associated with damaged knee joints, many sufferers opt for knee arthroplasty, or knee replacement surgery, which today is the most common replacement surgery being performed in the United States, with more than 580,000 being performed annually. (jimdodsonlaw.com)
- Knee arthroplasty over a 4-year period was ascertained. (biomedcentral.com)
- Knee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability. (wikipedia.org)
- Discussion in ' Knee Replacement Pre-Op Area ' started by Robocop1 , Apr 15, 2018 . (bonesmart.org)
- MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. 7/19/2018 - Allina Health today announced that Abbott Northwestern Hospital earned recertification from The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval ® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. (allinahealth.org)
- Barker K, Lamb SE, Toye F, Jackson S, Barrington S (2004) Association between radiographic joint space narrowing, function, pain and muscle power in severe osteoarthritis of the knee. (springer.com)
- When people suffer from severe osteoarthritis, hip or knee replacement is often the best option to stay active longer. (healthyanswers.com)
- I had my left total knee replacement in 1992 within one year it failed so here I go to #2, I had a revision in 1994 and my surgeon has since passed away, excellent Dr. Hugh Tullos in Houston. (bonesmart.org)
- Hip replacements do require revision, depending on how long it's been in and how much you use it. (recordonline.com)
- Similar findings were identified for patients undergoing hip replacement revision (58 RA patients and 445 OA patients). (medindia.net)
- Amin S, Luepongsak N, McGibbon CA, LaValley MP, Krebs DE, Felson DT (2004) Knee adduction moment and development of chronic knee pain in elders. (springer.com)
- Chronic knee pain can interfere with a patient's ability to participate in daily activities and enjoy life to the fullest. (prweb.com)
- Don't Let Chronic Joint Pain Slow You Down! (lawrencegeneral.org)
- Video / Chronic Pain / Joint Health / What Should I Know About a Knee or Hip Joint Replacement? (sharecare.com)
- At the Center for Joint Health we give our patients the tools and education they need to progressively remove chronic joint pain and replace it with a higher standard of living. (ecommunity.com)
- Individuals with total hip and knee replacement often are complex patients with multiple chronic conditions," added William A. Jiranek, MD, professor of orthopaedics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. (icjr.net)
- Our vast joint replacement registry enables us to track outcomes and conduct research aimed at continued quality improvement. (northshore.org)
- Longitudinal studies applying proven imaging modalities, histological analysis, and longer follow-up are required in order to further define our understanding of the role of synovitis in the pathogenesis of OA and its effects on outcomes following major joint replacement. (hindawi.com)
- In addition to Dr. Dennis and his Physician Assistant, your team includes Peggy Kettler, Joint Outcomes Coordinator, and dedicated medical assistants, Fransisca Mascarenaz and Abigail Metzger. (centura.org)
- Dr. Sheinkop did not perform shoulder replacements and we do not have data comparing shoulder replacement to stem cell patient outcomes as a result of this study. (regenexx.com)
- Can CAS Improve Outcomes in Knee Replacement? (icjr.net)
- Recently, The Joint Center partnered with UBICare and Incendant to provide a new level of patient education, increase patient engagement and improve patient outcomes. (parkviewmc.com)
- One study overturns the common belief that RA patients have worse outcomes after a total knee replacement (TKR) than patients who undergo the operation for osteoarthritis. (medindia.net)
- In a second study, HSS investigators compared outcomes of 202 RA patients and 5,810 OA patients who underwent hip replacement. (medindia.net)
- This article tells you how to care for your new knee when you go home from the hospital. (medlineplus.gov)
- Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital (MHOSH) today announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Knee Replacement. (memorialhermann.org)
- Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital is honored to receive advanced certification from The Joint Commission, the premier healthcare quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation," said Ed Tufaro, Vice President of Operations at MHOSH. (memorialhermann.org)
- For a hip replacement, you can expect a hospital stay of between one and four days, depending on your recovery time. (nextavenue.org)
- Accreditation as a hospital and certification for programs by The Joint Commission demonstrates that Jupiter Medical Center has achieved, and in many cases exceeded, world-class standards for safe and effective care. (jupitermed.com)
- TriHealth announced that the Good Samaritan Hospital Orthopedic Center for Excellence has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. (trihealth.com)
- Achieving Advanced Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Certification recognizes the Good Samaritan Hospital Orthopedic Center for Excellence's commitment to provide care in a safe and efficient manner for patients," said Patrick Phelan, executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission. (trihealth.com)
- Colquitt Regional has thoroughly demonstrated a high level of care for patients needing total joint replacements," said Patrick Phelan, interim executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission. (colquittregional.com)
- What Are Complications and Side Effects of a Total Knee Joint Replacement? (emedicinehealth.com)
- Your surgeon will explain the possible complications associated with a total knee replacement. (barnabashealth.org)
- Risks and complications in knee replacement are similar to those associated with all joint replacements. (wikipedia.org)
- The main reason for replacing any arthritic joint with an artificial joint is to stop the bones from rubbing against each other. (eorthopod.com)
- Replacing the painful and arthritic joint with an artificial joint gives the joint a new surface, which moves smoothly and without causing pain. (eorthopod.com)
- Q. My rheumatologist suggested single hip replacement as a permanent solution to my severely arthritic hip. (recordonline.com)
Oxford Knee Score4
- The kneeling ability component of the Oxford Knee Score questionnaire was analysed for all patients. (scielo.org.za)
- However, there was no significant difference in the total Oxford Knee Score between the groups. (scielo.org.za)
- The Knee Society Score (KSS), Oxford Knee Score (OKS), range of flexion, and patient satisfaction were evaluated. (springer.com)
- Patients completed EQ-5D health status and Oxford Knee Score (OKS) questionnaires pre-operatively and at 7 month post-operatively. (endocrine-abstracts.org)
- Astephen Wilson JL, Stanish WD, Hubley-Kozey CL (2016) Asymptomatic and symptomatic individuals with the same radiographic evidence of knee osteoarthritis walk with different knee moments and muscle activity. (springer.com)
- Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to investigate the association between the burden of multiple symptomatic joints and self-reported depression in patients awaiting joint replacement for OA. (hindawi.com)
- Patients self-reported joints that were painful and/or symptomatic most days of the previous month on a homunculus, with nearly one-third of the sample reporting 6 or more painful joints. (hindawi.com)
- However, individuals with OA in one joint will often have symptomatic disease in one or more other joints, resulting in variable symptomatic disease burden that may not be appreciated when assessments are limited to a single joint [ 15 - 17 ]. (hindawi.com)
- Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the association between the overall burden of symptomatic joints and self-reported depression among patients awaiting hip or knee replacement for end stage OA. (hindawi.com)
- A post hoc analysis of 8 randomized clinical trials (1379 patients) evaluated the prevalence and validity of cutpoints, among patients with symptomatic hip/knee OA. (lu.se)
- The symptomatic knee in 132 subjects with knee osteoarthritis (OA) was imaged by using magnetic resonance imaging at baseline and 2 years later. (biomedcentral.com)
Subjects with knee osteoarthritis1
Problems with a knee joint replacement1
- Deformity of the joint will be present. (emedicinehealth.com)
- Most common indications for total joint replacements include: pain (often due to osteoarthritis), congenital joint deformity, adult onset joint deformity, following a fracture or fusion, as well as for a variety of different disease processes that cause pain or deterioration at the joint. (athletico.com)
- Osteoporosis does not typically cause knee pain, deformity, or inflammation and is not a reason to perform knee replacement Other major causes of debilitating pain include meniscus tears, cartilage defects, and ligament tears. (wikipedia.org)
- Similarly, total knee replacement can be performed to correct mild valgus or varus deformity. (wikipedia.org)
- We calculated the overall costs of elective primary total hip and total knee replacement care cycles at our academic medical center using traditional and TDABC accounting methods. (nih.gov)
- We look forward to helping you on your journey back to increased joint mobility! (lawrencegeneral.org)
- With a knee joint replacement, you'll have less pain and more mobility," says Dr. Denton. (mcleodhealth.org)
- For many, knee replacement restores mobility and ends pain, but sometimes things go wrong. (jimdodsonlaw.com)