Search for dissertations about: "thesis on total knee replacement NEW"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on total knee replacement NEW.

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

    Author : Urban Berg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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

  3. 3. On fixation of hip resurfacing implants

    Author : Raed Itayem; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Hip resurfacing;

    Abstract : Hip resurfacing became a recognized entity in hip replacement in the 1970’s. This generation of resurfacing implants was abandoned due to loosening and debris. READ MORE

  4. 4. Elbow kinematics : studies of the elbow joint under normal conditions and after joint replacement

    Author : Anne Ericson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Background: Total elbow arthroplasty (TEA) is used for treatment of patients with severe pain and disability due to reumatoid arthritis. Long term results are not as good as for hip and knee replacements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Blood saving in orthopaedic surgery

    Author : Jan Widman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : A substantial blood loss frequently accompanies total hip and knee replacement surgery. This is a potential health risk and associated with increased need for allogenic blood transfusions. READ MORE