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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on total knee replacement.

  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; []
    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. Long-term results after partial knee arthroplasty with the Oxford Knee

    Author : Ulf C G Svärd; Göteborgs universitet; []
    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

  4. 4. Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and knee prosthesis surgery

    Author : Andreas Meunier; Lars Good; Per Aspenberg; Tore Dalén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents; administration dosage; Arthroplasty; knee replacement; Surgical blood loss; Surgery; Cyclooxygenase inhibitors; Cyclooxygenase inhibitors; Fracture healing; Isoxazoles; Postoperative pain; Pyrazoles; Sulfonamides; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Adverse effects of cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitors on bone healing have previously been demonstrated in diaphyseal fracture models in animals. In spite of that, they are widely used as postoperative analgesics in orthopaedic surgery. After joint replacement, a bone repair process starts at the interface between bone and cement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diseases in the hip - Exploring risk for fracture and osteoarhritis

    Author : Cecilie Hongslo Vala; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; Femoral neck fracture; Trochanteric fracture; Osteoporosis; Osteoarthritis; Total hip replacement; Total knee replacement; Farmers; Homogamy; Assortative mating; Bereavement;

    Abstract : Objective: Hip fracture is the most serious condition linked to low bone mass or osteoporosis, and Sweden has one of the highest incidences in the world. The proportion of elderly is increasing in the Swedish population and in the world, and with increased age comes increased incidence for both fragility fracture and osteoarthritis. READ MORE