Search for dissertations about: "leg length discrepancy"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words leg length discrepancy.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Greater trochanteric pain after total hip arthroplasty incidence, clinical outcome, associated factors, tenderness evaluation with algometer and a new surgical treatment

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ortopedi

    Author : Arkan Sam Sayed-Noor; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : greater trochanteric pain; total hip arthroplasty; leg length discrepancy; algometer; pressure-pain threshold; ilio-tibial band; lengthening; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Greater trochanteric pain (GTP) is a regional pain syndrome characterized by lateral hip pain and tenderness. Its incidence after total hip arthroplasty (THA) is variable. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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