Arthroplasty, Replacement: Partial or total replacement of a 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.Joint Prosthesis: Prostheses used to partially or totally replace a human or animal joint. (from UMDNS, 1999)Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee: Replacement of the knee joint.Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip: Replacement of the hip joint.Knee Joint: A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.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.Joint DiseasesOsteoarthritis, 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.Medical Device Recalls: Removal of a MEDICAL DEVICE from the market due to a problem occurring in the manufacture or distribution of the product.Hip Joint: The joint that is formed by the articulation of the head of FEMUR and the ACETABULUM of the PELVIS.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).Arthroplasty: Surgical reconstruction of a joint to relieve pain or restore motion.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.Osteolysis: Dissolution of bone that particularly involves the removal or loss of calcium.Finger Joint: The articulation between the head of one phalanx and the base of the one distal to it, in each finger.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.Hip Prosthesis: Replacement for a hip 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.Prosthesis Failure: Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.Minority Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of members of minority groups.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.Operating Rooms: Facilities equipped for performing surgery.Modems: Equipment that sends digital information over telephone lines. The term Modem is a short form of the phrase modulator-demodulator.Diagnostic Techniques, Urological: Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases or dysfunction of the urinary tract or its organs or demonstration of its physiological processes.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.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.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.Arthroplasty, Replacement, Elbow: Replacement of the ELBOW JOINT.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).Joint Capsule: The sac enclosing a joint. It is composed of an outer fibrous articular capsule and an inner SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE.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.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.Sacroiliac Joint: The immovable joint formed by the lateral surfaces of the SACRUM and ILIUM.ArthritisArthralgia: Pain in the joint.Surgery Department, Hospital: Hospital department which administers all departmental functions and the provision of surgical diagnostic and therapeutic services.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.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.Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications.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.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)Materials Testing: The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.Metatarsophalangeal Joint: The articulation between a metatarsal bone (METATARSAL BONES) and a phalanx.Surgical Wound Infection: Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.Foot Joints: The articulations extending from the ANKLE distally to the TOES. These include the ANKLE JOINT; TARSAL JOINTS; METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and TOE JOINT.Osseointegration: The growth action of bone tissue as it assimilates surgically implanted devices or prostheses to be used as either replacement parts (e.g., hip) or as anchors (e.g., endosseous dental implants).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.Polymethyl Methacrylate: Polymerized methyl methacrylate monomers which are used as sheets, moulding, extrusion powders, surface coating resins, emulsion polymers, fibers, inks, and films (From International Labor Organization, 1983). This material is also used in tooth implants, bone cements, and hard corneal contact lenses.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.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.Shoulder Joint: The articulation between the head of the HUMERUS and the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA.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.Prostheses and Implants: Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.Titanium: A dark-gray, metallic element of widespread distribution but occurring in small amounts; atomic number, 22; atomic weight, 47.90; symbol, Ti; specific gravity, 4.5; used for fixation of fractures. (Dorland, 28th ed)Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.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.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)Acromioclavicular Joint: The gliding joint formed by the outer extremity of the CLAVICLE and the inner margin of the acromion process of the SCAPULA.Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)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.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.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)Metals: Electropositive chemical elements characterized by ductility, malleability, luster, and conductance of heat and electricity. They can replace the hydrogen of an acid and form bases with hydroxyl radicals. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Sternoclavicular Joint: A double gliding joint formed by the CLAVICLE, superior and lateral parts of the manubrium sterni at the clavicular notch, and the cartilage of the first rib.Cartilage, 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.Synovial Fluid: The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE. It contains mucin, albumin, fat, and mineral salts and serves to lubricate joints.Injections, Intra-Articular: Methods of delivering drugs into a joint space.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.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.Carpometacarpal Joints: The articulations between the CARPAL BONES and the METACARPAL BONES.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)Comorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Prosthesis Design: The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.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.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.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.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.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.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.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.Arthrography: Roentgenography of a joint, usually after injection of either positive or negative contrast medium.Arthritis, Infectious: Arthritis caused by BACTERIA; RICKETTSIA; MYCOPLASMA; VIRUSES; FUNGI; or PARASITES.Activities of Daily Living: The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.Carpal Joints: The articulations between the various CARPAL BONES. This does not include the WRIST JOINT which consists of the articulations between the RADIUS; ULNA; and proximal CARPAL BONES.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.DislocationsUnited StatesIncidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Patellofemoral Joint: The articulation between the articular surface of the PATELLA and the patellar surface of the FEMUR.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.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.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.Stifle: In horses, cattle, and other quadrupeds, the joint between the femur and the tibia, corresponding to the human knee.Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome: A symptom complex consisting of pain, muscle tenderness, clicking in the joint, and limitation or alteration of mandibular movement. The symptoms are subjective and manifested primarily in the masticatory muscles rather than the temporomandibular joint itself. Etiologic factors are uncertain but include occlusal dysharmony and psychophysiologic factors.Contracture: Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.Ankylosis: Fixation and immobility of a joint.Antirheumatic Agents: Drugs that are used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations: A private, voluntary, not-for-profit organization which establishes standards for the operation of health facilities and services, conducts surveys, and awards accreditation.Gait: Manner or style of walking.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.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.Hemarthrosis: Bleeding into the joints. It may arise from trauma or spontaneously in patients with hemophilia.Arthroscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.Osteophyte: Bony outgrowth usually found around joints and often seen in conditions such as ARTHRITIS.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)Femur: The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.Arthritis, Psoriatic: A type of inflammatory arthritis associated with PSORIASIS, often involving the axial joints and the peripheral terminal interphalangeal joints. It is characterized by the presence of HLA-B27-associated SPONDYLARTHROPATHY, and the absence of rheumatoid factor.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.Cartilage Diseases: Pathological processes involving the chondral tissue (CARTILAGE).Chondrocytes: Polymorphic cells that form cartilage.Lubrication: The application of LUBRICANTS to diminish FRICTION between two surfaces.Hand: The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.Collagen Type II: A fibrillar collagen found predominantly in CARTILAGE and vitreous humor. It consists of three identical alpha1(II) chains.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.Menisci, Tibial: The interarticular fibrocartilages of the superior surface of the tibia.Sternocostal Joints: An articulation where the costal cartilage of each rib fit with slight concavities along the lateral borders of the STERNUM.Patella: The flat, triangular bone situated at the anterior part of the KNEE.Forelimb: A front limb of a quadruped. (The Random House College Dictionary, 1980)Knee Injuries: Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.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.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.Ulna: The inner and longer bone of the FOREARM.Carpus, Animal: The region corresponding to the human WRIST in non-human ANIMALS.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.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.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.Growth Differentiation Factor 5: A growth differentiation factor that plays a role in early CHONDROGENESIS and joint formation.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)Cadaver: A dead body, usually a human body.Carpal Bones: The eight bones of the wrist: SCAPHOID BONE; LUNATE BONE; TRIQUETRUM BONE; PISIFORM BONE; TRAPEZIUM BONE; TRAPEZOID BONE; CAPITATE BONE; and HAMATE BONE.Kinesthesis: Sense of movement of a part of the body, such as movement of fingers, elbows, knees, limbs, or weights.Electromyography: Recording of the changes in electric potential of muscle by means of surface or needle electrodes.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.Atlanto-Occipital Joint: The point of articulation between the OCCIPITAL BONE and the CERVICAL ATLAS.Tarsus, Animal: The region in the hindlimb of a quadruped, corresponding to the human ANKLE.Foot: The distal extremity of the leg in vertebrates, consisting of the tarsus (ANKLE); METATARSUS; phalanges; and the soft tissues surrounding these bones.Posture: The position or attitude of the body.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.Finger Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the fingers.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)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)Extremities: The farthest or outermost projections of the body, such as the HAND and FOOT.Immobilization: The restriction of the MOVEMENT of whole or part of the body by physical means (RESTRAINT, PHYSICAL) or chemically by ANALGESIA, or the use of TRANQUILIZING AGENTS or NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS. It includes experimental protocols used to evaluate the physiologic effects of immobility.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.Lumbar Vertebrae: VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.Bone Diseases: Diseases of BONES.Arthritis, Juvenile: Arthritis of children, with onset before 16 years of age. The terms juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refer to classification systems for chronic arthritis in children. Only one subtype of juvenile arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.Tuberculosis, Osteoarticular: Tuberculosis of the bones or joints.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.Ligaments: Shiny, flexible bands of fibrous tissue connecting together articular extremities of bones. They are pliant, tough, and inextensile.Humerus: Bone in humans and primates extending from the SHOULDER JOINT to the ELBOW JOINT.Joint Capsule Release: Surgical procedure to relax the JOINT CAPSULE tissues in a joint that has a reduced range of motion due to CONTRACTURE or TISSUE ADHESIONS or joint deformities.Osteotomy: The surgical cutting of a bone. (Dorland, 28th ed)Models, Anatomic: Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.Bone Diseases, Infectious: Bone diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms.Aggrecans: Large HYALURONAN-containing proteoglycans found in articular cartilage (CARTILAGE, ARTICULAR). They form into aggregates that provide tissues with the capacity to resist high compressive and tensile forces.Osteochondrosis: Any of a group of bone disorders involving one or more ossification centers (EPIPHYSES). It is characterized by degeneration or NECROSIS followed by revascularization and reossification. Osteochondrosis often occurs in children causing varying degrees of discomfort or pain. There are many eponymic types for specific affected areas, such as tarsal navicular (Kohler disease) and tibial tuberosity (Osgood-Schlatter disease).Femur Head: The hemispheric articular surface at the upper extremity of the thigh bone. (Stedman, 26th ed)
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- There are a variety of protocols that are used in infected total joint arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- The book will be an essential resource on infected total joint arthroplasty, containing a series of logical and highly detailed instructions that will serve to educate orthopedic surgeons operating in this field on the best approaches, according to detailed and careful research conducted over the last decade. (springer.com)
- Overviews of total hip and knee arthroplasty and their complications, as well as the perioperative management of patients with rheumatic diseases, are presented elsewhere. (uptodate.com)
- See 'Total hip arthroplasty' and 'Total knee arthroplasty' and 'Complications of total hip arthroplasty' and 'Complications of total knee arthroplasty' and 'Preoperative evaluation and perioperative management of patients with rheumatic diseases' . (uptodate.com)
- Murphy GA. Total ankle arthroplasty. (uptodate.com)
- Toumbis CA, Kronick JL, Wooley PH, Nasser S. Total joint arthroplasty and the immune response. (uptodate.com)
- Despite the known increase of the cost of care when patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty are discharged to a skilled nursing facility, select facilities may disproportionately increase the cost of care compared with others, according to results published in The Journal of Arthroplasty . (healio.com)
- AAHKS is disappointed that CMS chose to accept the recommendations of the American Medical Association's Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) to reduce the relative value units (RVU) that CMS will use to measure the value of total joint arthroplasty. (bio-medicine.org)
- Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/aahks_responds_to_cms_proposed_cuts_to_total_joint_arthroplasty/prweb17310438.htm . (bio-medicine.org)
- The study, "Even if You Live Alone, There's No Place Like Home after Total Joint Arthroplasty," (LINK) involved 769 patients undergoing primary THR or TKR. (eurekalert.org)
- Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a challenging complication associated with total joint arthroplasty (TJA). (springer.com)
- Bozic KJ, Ries MD. The impact of infection after total hip arthroplasty on hospital and surgeon resource utilization. (springer.com)
- Current concepts for clean air and total joint arthroplasty: laminar airflow and ultraviolet radiation: a systematic review. (springer.com)
- Infection after total hip arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- Ong KL, Kurtz SM, Lau E, Bozic KJ, Berry DJ, Parvizi J. Prosthetic joint infection risk after total hip arthroplasty in the Medicare population. (springer.com)
- Patients in Ontario, Canada, demonstrated a higher rate of total knee and hip arthroplasty when compared with patients in New York, according to findings published in Arthritis and Rheumatology . (healio.com)
- To compare the use and short-term outcomes of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in the two adjacent regions, the researchers analyzed data from the New York State Inpatient Database, which includes administrative information for all patients admitted to acute care hospitals, except Veterans Administration and psychiatric facilities, and Ontario Discharge Abstract Data, which contains records on all hospitalizations paid for by the provincial health insurance plan. (healio.com)
- 001). Use of total hip arthroplasty was 11.5 per 10,000 in Ontario, compared with 10.5 in New York. (healio.com)
- Treatment of early symptomatic pulmonary embolism after total joint arthroplasty. (biomedsearch.com)
- It appears that Greenfield filter insertion is a viable option for treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism in the early postoperative period after total joint arthroplasty. (biomedsearch.com)
- PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Orthopedic surgeons from The Miriam Hospital have conducted a cost-benefit analysis of topical tranexamic acid (TXA) in primary total hip and knee arthroplasty patients that revealed a 12 percent transfusion rate reduction - from 17.5 percent to 5.5 percent - with no significant difference in complication rates. (eurekalert.org)
- The reduction of perioperative blood transfusions in total joint arthroplasty has been an ongoing goal in the effort to deliver more efficient and effective health care. (eurekalert.org)
- Perioperative transfusion adds both cost to the procedure and risk to the patient, including joint infection, allergic reaction and viral transmission, which led to The Miriam's analysis of topical TXA in primary hip and knee arthroplasty. (eurekalert.org)
- Most protocols of TXA in total joint arthroplasty have involved intravenous delivery of TXA. (eurekalert.org)
- As the evidence for topical TXA grew, our arthroplasty surgeons started adopting topical TXA for total joint arthroplasty," adds Froehlich, "and The Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital has seen a marked reduction in transfusion rates, saving $83.73 per patient based on transfusion costs alone after accounting for the cost of TXA. (eurekalert.org)
- The proportion of patients was similar between the two cohorts for each surgeon, and bilateral total joints, revision joints, and fractures requiring arthroplasty were excluded from the study. (eurekalert.org)
- Results showed that with use of topical TXA in total joint arthroplasty, the use of blood transfusions fell dramatically by 12 percent, the cost of surgical care goes down, and patients tend to not stay hospitalized as long and go home instead of needing to stay in a rehabilitation facility. (eurekalert.org)
- Multimodal Analgesic Protocol and Postanesthesia Respiratory Depression During Phase I Recovery After Total Joint Arthroplasty. (nih.gov)
- Multimodal analgesia protocols have shortened hospitalizations after total joint arthroplasty. (nih.gov)
- Our Department of Anesthesiology records were searched to identify patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty with a multimodal analgesia protocol, including peripheral nerve blockade, from 2008 through 2012. (nih.gov)
- Robotic-assisted systems for unicompartmental and total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty have been introduced in recent years. (dovepress.com)
- We conducted a PubMed search for robotic systems used in orthopedics with a particular focus on total joint arthroplasty, in order to review the success of the implementation of these systems. (dovepress.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)
- joint replacement arthroplasty . (thefreedictionary.com)
- total hip replacement total hip arthroplasty . (thefreedictionary.com)
- We believe that the interinstitutional variability and insensitivity of duplex ultrasonography with color-flow Doppler imaging for the detection of asymptomatic deep venous thrombi in the calf after total joint replacement make it unreliable as a routine surveillance tool after total hip or knee arthroplasty. (nih.gov)
- Adverse reactions to metal-on-metal (MoM) prostheses are well known from total hip joint resurfacing arthroplasty with elevated serum chrome or cobalt, pain and pseudo tumor formation. (mdpi.com)
- To examine whether racial disparities in usage and outcomes of total knee and total hip arthroplasty (TKA and THA) have declined over time. (nih.gov)
- In an 18-year analysis of US Medicare data, we found little evidence of declines in racial disparities for joint arthroplasty usage or outcomes. (nih.gov)
- Massive perioperative blood loss in complex revision total joint arthroplasty (TJA) often requires blood transfusions. (dovepress.com)
- All randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and retrospective cohort observational studies evaluating the efficacy of intravenous TXA during revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) were included. (dovepress.com)
- Objective To examine whether total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee reduces the risk for serious cardiovascular events in patients with moderate-severe osteoarthritis. (bmj.com)
- Main outcome measure Rates of serious cardiovascular events for those who received a primary total joint arthroplasty compared with those did not within an exposure period of three years after baseline assessment. (bmj.com)
- Conclusions Using a propensity matched landmark analysis in a population cohort with advanced hip or knee osteoarthritis, this study found a cardioprotective benefit of primary elective total joint arthroplasty. (bmj.com)
- Total joint arthroplasty is the surgical treatment recommended for moderate-severe hip or knee osteoarthritis when lifestyle changes and drug management fail to control symptoms. (bmj.com)
- This study will investigate whether Integuseal is effective in reducing persistent wound drainage when used in addition to standard surgical skin preparation for total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee replacement (TKA). (clinicaltrials.gov)
- In fact, one study found that the most important contributing factor to dissatisfaction following total knee arthroplasty was not meeting patients' expectations. (calhospital.org)
- In this chapter an overview is given about the rationale of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in total joint arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- Bohsali KI, Wirth MA, Rockwood Jr CA. Complications of total shoulder arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- AlBuhairan B, Hind D, Hutchinson A. Antibiotic prophylaxis for wound infections in total joint arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- Information statement: recommendations for the use of intravenous antibiotic prophylaxis in primary total joint arthroplasty. (springer.com)
- Previous research has shown that a diluted betadine lavage of the surgical wound prior to closure reduces the rate of post-operative infection in orthopedic, urologic, cardiovascular and general surgery but it has not been previously studied in total joint arthroplasty. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
- Researchers implemented a protocol for primary total knee and total hip arthroplasty in which the wound is soaked with the diluted betadine solution for three minutes following implantation of the prosthetic components. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
- 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)
- In a total hip replacement, also known as total hip arthroplasty, the damaged bone and cartilage is replaced with prosthetic (artificial) components. (desertspringshospital.com)
- Patients in need of total hip or knee arthroplasty are continuously getting younger which produce the need for bearing surfaces that can withstand both the high functional demand as well as the longevity of the patient. (scielo.org.za)
- 1 With the introduction of low friction arthroplasty using metal on polyethylene (PE), Sir John Charnley developed a reproducible and safe bearing couple for total hip arthroplasty (THA). (scielo.org.za)
- 2 Following these reports of 92% survival at seven years the development of total knee arthroplasty also adopted metal-on-PE as the standard bearing coupling. (scielo.org.za)
- The objective is to evaluate the implant survival rate for patients implanted with a PINNACLE® ULTAMET™ Metal-on-Metal implant for conventional total hip arthroplasty for the treatment of a severe hip disease and true femoral cervical fracture. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- I am submitting herewith a dissertation written by Adrija Sharma entitled "Development of a computational model to predict the in vivo contact mechanics of modern total knee arthroplasty. (psu.edu)
- Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A United States Experience From 1992 Through 2005. (biomedsearch.com)
- To determine whether total joint arthroplasty (TJA) for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is decreasing, we collected Nationwide Inpatient Sample database information (1992 through 2005) on (1) the number of primary TJAs for all patient diagnoses, (2) the number of primary TJAs for patients with RA, and (3) distribution of age and sex in both groups. (biomedsearch.com)
- Meta-Analysis of Navigation vs Conventional Total Knee Arthroplasty. (biomedsearch.com)
- Replacing or reshaping the damaged or diseased joint with a prosthetic one is called arthroplasty. (healthpages.org)
- Infusing antioxidants into the plastic surface between metal components of total joint replacements may help the implants last longer and reduce damage to surrounding bone. (rochester.edu)
- The new facility can accommodate same-day orthopedic procedures such as total knee replacements, total hip replacements, spinal fusions and disc replacements. (beckersasc.com)
- Over the next 10 years, it is estimated that 50 percent of all joint replacements will be performed as outpatient procedures," Virtua President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin said in a press release. (beckersasc.com)
- 1. Outpatient joint replacement is expected to surge in the next decade, with 57 percent of all non-fracture knee and hip replacements being performed as outpatient procedures by 2028. (beckersasc.com)
- There are many new techniques and implants that allow total joint replacements to be done now in a much less-invasive fashion than in the past. (northshore.org)
- Dr. Nasar specializes in minimally invasive joint replacements of the hip, knee, and shoulder. (pr.com)
- Healthcare providers have made significant progress in enhancing the quality of care for total joint replacements. (yahoo.com)
- As total joint replacements are the most common procedures performed nationally, every component - from care delivery protocols to device acquisition costs - should be scrutinized for opportunities to improve overall margin," said Robin Czajka, RN, service line vice president of cost management at Premier. (yahoo.com)
- The highest-performing hospitals accounted for just over $2,000 in labor spending in the operating room, compared to the lower-performing hospitals, which accounted for more than $4,600 in operating room labor spend - signifying opportunities to enhance throughput within the operating room for total joint replacements. (yahoo.com)
- Joint replacements can help reduce pain, regain mobility, and help you return to your daily activities. (harringtonhospital.org)
- The reality is that we found that there was greater utilization - more joint replacements being performed - in Ontario, which goes against the conventional wisdom regarding how health care in Canada is delivered. (healio.com)
- Ontario seems to be performing more joint replacements than New York, but that is balanced by the fact that patients in Ontario are more likely to be discharged home, and less likely to be readmitted," Cram said. (healio.com)
- This advanced technology enables Methodist surgeons to perform more delicate procedures, including joint replacements, with greater accuracy and increased safety. (methodisthospitals.org)
- Learn from Woodard about total joint replacements for knees, hips, and shoulders. (yellowspringsohio.org)
- The consensus seems to be that if the patient is older than 80 years there is a slightly higher risk for complications in simultaneous bilateral total knee replacements. (ndtv.com)
- During that time, Dr. Lucey and his team have performed more than 150 joint replacements and have put the pieces in place to scale the program. (outpatientsurgery.net)
- Dr. Lucey's team plans on performing more than 200 joint replacements this year. (outpatientsurgery.net)
- The outlook for patients handicapped or incapacitated by degenerative joint disease has been dramatically improved by the introduction of total joint replacements. (journals.co.za)
- Many joint replacements must be redone after 10 to 30 years of use, because the parts loosen. (wellspan.org)
- Most children with JIA do not put the same amount of stress on a total joint replacement as active or athletic adults who have had replacements for osteoarthritis, but loosening still occurs eventually. (wellspan.org)
- Currently there are only level 1a recommendations for primary joint replacements, while the recommendations for revision joint replacements are still missing because of complexity and heterogeneity of this cases and lack of randomized controlled trials as well. (springer.com)
- Information statement: antibiotic prophylaxis for bacteremia in patients with joint replacements. (springer.com)
- Want to learn more about joint replacements? (mayoclinichealthsystem.org)
- This specification covers the design and dimensional requirements for metallic, ceramic, and polymeric mating bearing surfaces used in total hip joint prostheses and hip endoprostheses, more specifically, hip joint replacements of the ball-and-socket configuration. (astm.org)
- The Raleigh Orthopaedic total joint surgeons, Dr. Albright , Dr. Chiavetta , Dr. Eskildsen , Dr. McNabb , Dr. Vaughn , Dr. Watters and Dr. Wyker collectively perform nearly 2,000 joint replacements annually. (raleighortho.com)
- Most joint replacements are done for hips and knees, but shoulder replacement is becoming more and more popular as a remedy for arthritis and fractures of the shoulder. (healthpages.org)
- This topic will review the surgical indications, procedures, management approach, and complications of total joint replacement (TJR) in patients with severe RA. (uptodate.com)
- Given the cost savings of in-home recovery, the emotional benefits of patients recovering in familiar surroundings, and no measurable difference in pain, complications or functional outcomes, "we believe home discharge is appropriate for the vast majority of patients undergoing joint replacement, including the nearly 20 percent of patients living on their own," said Dr. Hozack. (eurekalert.org)
- The Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic board certified, fellowship trained total joint replacement surgeons bring together many years of experience to manage and treat joint complications resulting from degenerative joint diseases such as arthritis, musculoskeletal disease or joint trauma. (raleighortho.com)
- The group infused the antioxidant into plastic that is commonly used to coat metal joint replacement implants and tested its effect in mice. (rochester.edu)
- Innovations in joint replacement technology have dramatically increased the longevity of many types of implants. (northshore.org)
- Large opportunities, however, exist to reduce variation in the costs for many of the primary hip and knee implants used for total joint procedures - ultimately helping providers drive greater savings and reduce healthcare spending. (yahoo.com)
- According to the American Joint Replacement Registry, hip and knee implants account for more than 85% of the joint reconstruction and replacement market. (harringtonhospital.org)
- Total joint replacement of a diseased or disabled knee using artificial knee implants has been established as a reliable and efficacious treatment modality. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Longevity of implants and revisions: How long will my new joint last? (bonesmart.org)
- Cataldo MA, Petrosillo N, Cipriani M, Cauda R, Tacconelli E. Prosthetic joint infection: recent developments in diagnosis and management. (springer.com)
- Antibiotics are given during and after the operation to prevent the development of infection in the new joint. (southerncross.co.nz)
- Prevention of deep prosthetic joint infection. (springer.com)
- Deep periprosthetic joint infection is a rare but devastating complication associated with total joint replacement. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
- Guthrie Clinic, a non-profit, physician-led, integrated health care delivery system, is seeking BC/BE total joints Orthopaedic Surgeon to join its main Sayre, PA location. (guthrie.org)
- Meanwhile, inpatient joint procedures are predicted to grow at a slower rate due to payer and patient price sensitivity, technological advancements, surgeon preference and pain management improvements. (beckersasc.com)
- In a total hip replacement, the surgeon may perform a posterior hip replacement (from the back with a 5-8 inch incision) or in some cases can perform an anterior (from the front) replacement. (lowellgeneral.org)
- Topical TXA for total joint replacement allows us to do a better job of getting people home and better sooner," says Lee Rubin, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon with the Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital, also a principal investigator on the study. (eurekalert.org)
- The surgeon will expose the knee joint, loosen the muscles and ligaments surrounding it, and turn the kneecap out of its place. (southerncross.co.nz)
- Dr. Lucey is an orthopedic surgeon who founded the Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Center of Greensboro in 2013. (outpatientsurgery.net)
- Half of all total joint procedures are expected to be performed in the outpatient setting by 2025," says Stephen Lucey, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the Surgical Center of Greensboro (N.C.). "We had the opportunity to be one of the early adopters, so our goal is to make the learning curve shallower for other facilities. (outpatientsurgery.net)
- Mount Auburn Hospital, in conjunction with your surgeon, is offering a total joint replacement educational program. (mountauburnhospital.org)
- If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, schedule an appointment with a Raleigh Orthopaedic joint replacement surgeon. (raleighortho.com)
- SEATTLE , Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellpepper, Inc. , a clinically validated platform for patient engagement, today announced that EvergreenHealth, an integrated health care system that serves nearly 850,000 residents in northern King and southern Snohomish counties in Washington State , has selected Wellpepper as the mobile engagement solution for all total joint replacement and musculoskeletal care plans. (prnewswire.com)
- Health systems are increasingly looking for solutions to enhance patient care while reducing costs, and this is particularly true in total joint and musculoskeletal scenarios. (prnewswire.com)
- The new Comprehensive Care Model for Total Joint replacement announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid aims to reduce the cost and quality variability of procedures. (prnewswire.com)
- The proposal significantly impacts hip and knee surgeons and their health care professional teams by devaluing the procedures they perform which help return patients suffering from joint disease to productive, pain-free lives. (bio-medicine.org)
- As the only Joint Commission-accredited Total Joint facility in The Gorge, we offer a stand of total joint care that meets or exceeds the industry's highest standards. (mcmc.net)
- Every member of the experienced Total Joint Replacement team shares a common goal of designing an individualized, highly effective plan of care. (methodisthospitals.org)
- Care partners should also attend the Total Joint Replacement class. (eventbrite.com)
- Total Joint Care Performance is a highly effective synergistic blend of the most powerful joint care products available. (atozvetsupply.com)
- While other supplements focus on the cartilage, only Total Joint Care Performance addresses the entire joint. (atozvetsupply.com)
- Let Total Joint Care Solve the puzzle for you. (atozvetsupply.com)
- Total Joint Care Performance may also eliminate or decrease the need for costly and invasive injections. (atozvetsupply.com)
- There are no fillers or additives in Total Joint Care and all of the ingredients are of the highest quality pharmaceutical grade. (atozvetsupply.com)
- In addition, Home Health staff provides comprehensive nursing care and joint replacement therapy at home so patients may leave the hospital and continue their rehabilitation in the comfort of their own surroundings. (barnabashealth.org)
- The prestigious Joint Commission has given our program their Gold Seal of approval for the high quality care we provide. (barnabashealth.org)
- The Total Joint Assessment Centre (TJAC) is located at the General site on the 1st floor, West Lobby, Specialty Care Clinic. (nygh.on.ca)
- As a specialized total joint team, we commit to provide quality personalized care in a compassionate and healing environment. (sanjuanregional.com)
- 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)
- The GTA Rehab Network has developed a standardized outpatient rehabilitation model of care for total joint replacement patients to ensure they experience a smooth transition from acute care to outpatient rehabilitation. (gtarehabnetwork.ca)
- Buy Total Joint Care Performance Supplement For Horses 1.21 LB/30 DAY and add $33.58 more to your cart to qualify for free shipping. (pet-dog-cat-supply-store.com)
- Humana launched its total joint replacement episode of care model for Humana Medicare Advantage members of HMO and PPO health plans in 2016, and with 11 recent additions the program includes 75 medical practices in 21 states. (beckersspine.com)
- Total Joint Care out performs anything on the market today including the joint injections from my vet. (valleyvet.com)
- I used to inject twice a year, now I just feed Total Joint Care and my horses are great! (valleyvet.com)
- How long should you expect to be in the hospital after a total joint replacement? (northshore.org)
- All our total joint replacement procedures are closely monitored by our surgical team and nursing team to ensure accurate limb alignment and reduced blood loss and in-patient hospital stay. (harringtonhospital.org)
- Historically, with hip or knee replacement, there was a 25 to 30 percent chance of a blood transfusion," says John Froehlich, M.D., program director of the Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital and a principal investigator on the study. (eurekalert.org)
- Though considered among the most beneficial of surgical procedures -- in terms of restoring quality of life and mobility -- total hip or knee replacement-related post-operative pain may leave some patients initially questioning why they underwent the operation. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Additionally, with general anesthesia being more expensive than local anesthesia, there is an opportunity to curb spending if local anesthesia was more widely used within total joint replacement procedures. (yahoo.com)
- It's interesting to think about how patient in different countries can access joint replacement, and we really wanted to compare joint replacement in Ontario and New York to see how these different countries handles these procedures. (healio.com)
- The Methodist Hospitals Total Joint Replacement Program performs both traditional and computer-guided procedures, which enable Methodist surgeons to perform precise, delicate procedures with greater accuracy and increased safety. (methodisthospitals.org)
- Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement is an unparalleled repository of information for veterinary surgeons, residents, and practitioners with an interest in these procedures. (indigo.ca)
- In an era of mandatory bundled payments for total joint replacement, accurate analysis of the cost of procedures is essential for orthopaedic surgeons and their institutions to maintain viable practices. (nih.gov)
- Each year in the United States, more than 400,000 total hip and knee replacement procedures are performed. (raleighortho.com)
- The Total Joint Replacement Center at NorthShore is there to guide patients from beginning to end, from pre-op to rehabilitation. (northshore.org)
- In other words, patients who had joint replacement in New York were more likely to go to an inpatient rehabilitation facility, and less likely to go home, as compared to patients in Ontario," Cram said. (healio.com)
- There are arguments that the rehabilitation required for a bilateral simultaneous total knee is longer than for a staged unilateral knee replacement. (ndtv.com)
- Our program includes outstanding orthopedic surgeons, specially trained orthopedic nurses and rehabilitation specialists, classes to help you prepare for joint replacement, a dedicated inpatient unit and a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services to speed your recovery. (barnabashealth.org)
- Our Total Joint Program offers a comprehensive approach through the rehabilitation spectrum to improve function and quality of life . (athensorthopedicclinic.com)
- Other problems with the knee, including poor alignment of the leg bones and osteonecrosis (where the blood supply to the knee joint is poor) can also lead to deterioration of the knee joint. (southerncross.co.nz)
- Older children have larger bones, which are easier to fit with total joint replacement parts. (wellspan.org)
- Once the damage is severe enough, the bones of the joints make contact with each other, which can cause debilitating pain and loss of function. (mayoclinichealthsystem.org)
- An injury or condition of the bones or joints can be painful and potentially disabling. (leessummitmedicalcenter.com)
- All are committed to the prevention, assessment, treatment and management of injuries or disorders of the bones and joints. (leessummitmedicalcenter.com)
- There are three compartments in a knee joint: a medial and lateral compartment between the ends of the thigh (femur) and shin (tibia) bones and the third compartment behind the kneecap. (raleighortho.com)
- Amyris Inc. said Tuesday it will restructure its joint venture with energy company Total SA in an effort to commercialize its jet-fuel technology. (wsj.com)
- TOT ) ('Total'), Borealis AG ('Borealis') and NOVA Chemicals Corporation ('NOVA Chemicals') today announced they have closed a joint venture in petrochemicals on the U.S. Gulf Coast after receiving all required regulatory approvals. (prnewswire.com)
- The company named Bayport Polymers LLC ('Bay-Pol') is 50% owned by Total and 50% owned by Novealis Holdings LLC, a joint venture between Borealis and NOVA Chemicals. (prnewswire.com)
- Borealis provides services and products to customers around the world in collaboration with Borouge, a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). (prnewswire.com)
- Oil major Total is considering expanding the capacity of its joint-venture refinery with Saudi Aramco by 10 per cent, according to an executive from the French company. (meed.com)
- The AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) is the product of a joint venture between the United States Navy and Air Force to deploy a standardized medium range precision guided weapon, especially for engagement of defended targets from outside the range of standard anti-aircraft defenses, thereby increasing aircraft survivability and minimizing friendly losses. (wikipedia.org)
- Through the Total Joint Program , our healthcare specialists will work with you to develop a treatment plan that can eliminate or reduce pain, enhance mobility, and improve your quality of life-whether that's returning to your normal activities or revisiting a low impact sport. (sanjuanregional.com)
- Our treatment is comprehensive, so if you have reduced mobility and pain in your joints , even while resting, our specialists can help. (athensorthopedicclinic.com)