Search for dissertations about: "Total knee arthroplasty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words Total knee arthroplasty.

  1. 1. Total knee arthroplasty : aspects on improved fixation in the younger patient

    Author : Anders Henricson; Kjell G Nilsson; Tore Dalén; Sören Toksvig-Larsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Surgery; Total knee arthroplasty; total knee replacement; mobile bearing; trabecular metal; hydroxy-apatite coating; Kirurgi; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : The results of total knee arthroplasty are inferior in younger patients. The challenge today is therefore to develop designs and concepts that will last at least 25 years. This thesis has evaluated the fixation to bone of modern designs of knee prostheses uring RSA analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Total knee arthroplasty : Alternative aspects on fixation, design and postoperative treatment

    Author : Gunnar Adalberth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Total knee arthroplasty; RSA; migration; all-polyethylene; drainage; cement; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Total knee arthroplasty as a treatment of severe gonarthrosis has become a great success, but tibial component loosening is still a major reason for failure. When total knee arthroplasty was introduced, only all-polyethylene (AP) tibial components were available. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register. Validity and Outcome

    Author : Otto Robertsson; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; outcome.; survival; register; Swedish; revision; Knee; arthroplasty; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register (SKAR) was initiated in 1975 to prospectively follow patients operated on with knee arthroplasty. With revisions utilized as the end-point in survival analyses, it is of importance that all revisions of included patients are reported. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local infiltration analgesia in knee arthroplasty

    Author : Per Essving; Kjell Axelsson; Lars Weidenhielm; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Knee arthroplasty; minimally invasive surgery; ropivacaine; ketorolac; intrathecal morphine; local infiltration analgesia; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Local infiltration analgesia (LIA) is a new technique for postoperative pain management following knee arthroplasty. LIA involves a long-acting local anesthetic (ropivacaine), a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (ketorolac) and epinephrine infiltrated into the knee joint during surgery and injected postoperatively via a catheter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term results after partial knee arthroplasty with the Oxford Knee

    Author : Ulf C G Svärd; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Partial knee arthroplasty; Oxford knee;

    Abstract : Introduction Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the most common reasons for disability, especially in elderly people. Surgical treatment is still controversial. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, i.e. READ MORE