Search for dissertations about: "Functional outcome in total knee arthroplasty"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Functional outcome in total knee arthroplasty.

  1. 1. Fast-track programs in total hip and knee replacement at Swedish hospitals - influences on safety, outcome and patients' experiences

    Author : Urban Berg; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fast-track; enhanced recovery; hip replacement; knee replacement; care program;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Background Fast-track is a care concept that aims to enhance recovery after surgery, resulting in shortened perioperative hospital stay. By using evidence-based methods in preparation and perioperative care the clinical pathway and care process is optimized to achieve early discharge from hospital based on functional criteria. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of function in individuals with knee osteoarthritis

    Author : Josefine Eriksson Naili; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Introduction: Osteoarthritis, the most common joint disease, results in joint pain and limited function. In clinical practice, the array of measurements used to evaluate function are generally restricted to patient-reported outcome measures and performance-based tests, as they do not require special equipment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Periprosthetic Joint Infections. Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects

    Author : Olof Thompson; Infektionsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prosthetic joint infection; arthroplasty; Streptococcus; Enterococcus; register; mortality;

    Abstract : Periprostheteic joint infection (PJI) is a rare complication of arthroplasty with severe consequences for the affected patients. PJI most often necessitates additional surgery and prolonged courses of antibiotic treatment, leading to worse functional results and increased societal costs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Different perspectives of living with osteoarthritis and outcomes after knee arthroplasty

    Author : Josefina Skogö Nyvang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease affecting the population increasingly with age. Living with OA and pain can cause severe distress in an individual’s life and expectations of outcome after joint replacement surgery are generally high. READ MORE

  5. 5. On New Implants - The results of five prospective, randomized RSA trials with aspects on phased introduction and continuous migration

    Author : Mats Molt; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; New total knee arthroplasty; TKA; RSA; randomized; prospective; prediction; continuously migrating; safety; stability CR; PS; PF; PA; short stem; tourniquet;

    Abstract : A concern that arises with any change in design or operative technique is whether it affects the long-term implant stability or not. One way to address this is, by measuring early micromotion, to predict the future revision rate. READ MORE