Search for dissertations about: "femoral offset"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words femoral offset.

  1. 1. Aspects on treatment of femoral neck fractures studies on treatment methods, surgical approach and external validity

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sebastian Mukka; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; femoral neck fracture; treatment; total hip arthroplasty; hemiarthroplasty; internal fixation; surgical approach; outcome; dislocation; femoral offset; leg length discrepancy; external validity; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Femoral neck fracture (FNF) is a great challenge for today´s health care and is associated with high mortality and morbidity in the elderly.  In the short term several studies in the literature have demonstrated improved hip function, quality of life and fewer re-operations in elderly patients treated with total hip arthroplasty (THA) instead of internal fixation (IF). READ MORE

  2. 2. Leg length discrepancy and femoral offset after total hip arthroplasty clinical and radiological studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sarwar Mahmood; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Total hip arthroplasty; leg flength discrepancy; femoral offset; WOMAC; quality of life; complication; radiographic measurements; acetabular cup; inclination; anteversion; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Every year, about 1 million patients worldwide and 16000 patients in Sweden undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA). This surgical intervention is considered a successful, safe and cost-effective procedure to regain pain-free mobility and restore hip joint function in patients suffering from severe hip joint disease or trauma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Influence of postoperative treatment, surface treatment and stem design on the outcome of primary total hip arthroplasty

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Truike Thien; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary total hip arthroplasty; anteverted stem; stem design; cemented and cementless fixation; radiostereometry; bone mineral density; clinical outcome;

    Abstract : Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of postoperative treatment, surface treatment and stem design on the outcome of primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. The main intention was to study anteverted femoral stems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lateral osteoarthritis of the knee. Etiology based on morphological, anatomical, kinematic and kinetic observations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Jonas Weidow; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diagnosis; Pathogenesis; Treatment; Kinetics; Kinematics; Lateral Osteoarthritis;

    Abstract : This thesis aimed to study osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and its subgroup with lateral wear (valgus knees). Anatomy, kinematics and kinetics (movements and moments) of the hip and knee joint and the sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic procedures were evaluated. READ MORE