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21.07.2018 | Original Paper

The impact of obesity on resource utilization among patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty

The high and increasing prevalence of obesity in the developed world represents a growing health care problem affecting the entire health care system. Among orthopaedic patients, it is the most important reason for premature osteoarthritis leading …

21.07.2018 | Original Paper

The efficacy of dual-mobility cup in preventing dislocation after total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies

Instability following total hip arthroplasty remains a major complication. The reported dislocation rate ranges from 0.2 to 7% after primary procedures, and up to 21% in revision surgery [ 1 – 3 ]. Even if a general tendency toward a decreasing …

19.07.2018 | Original Paper

Percutaneous endoscopic decompression via transforaminal approach for lumbar lateral recess stenosis in geriatric patients

Lumbar spinal stenosis is considered as a degenerative disease in geriatric people. Based on anatomical types, stenosis can happen at the central spinal canal, lateral recess, or intervertebral foramina site, while lateral recess stenosis is most …

19.07.2018 | Original Paper

Intraprosthetic dislocation of dual mobility total hip arthroplasty: still occurring?

The dual mobility (DM) concept was developed in the 1970s by Gilles Bousquet to decrease the postoperative dislocation rate and preserve the patient’s original range of motion while also limiting the stresses on the mobile insert leading to wear [ …

19.07.2018 | Original Paper

One-stage surgery for adult chronic osteomyelitis: concomitant use of antibiotic-loaded calcium sulphate and bone marrow aspirate

Chronic osteomyelitis (chronic OM) is one of the oldest known diseases. Despite of the recent technologies and advances in microbiology and surgery, there is no general agreement on a single treatment strategy in the present time. This may be …

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