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Recent Advances in Arthroplasty

The purpose of this book was to offer an overview of recent insights into the current state of arthroplasty. The tremendous long term success of Sir Charnley's total hip arthroplasty has encouraged many researchers to treat pain, improve function and create solutions for higher quality of life. Indeed and as described in a special chapter of this book, arthroplasty is an emerging field in the joints of upper extremity and spine. However, there are inborn complications in any foreign design brought to the human body. First, in the chapter on infections we endeavor to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date analysis and description of the management of this difficult problem. Second, the immune system is faced with a strange material coming in huge amounts of micro-particles from the tribology code. Therefore, great attention to the problem of aseptic loosening has been addressed in special chapters on loosening and on materials currently available for arthroplasty.

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Recent Advances in ArthroplastyEdited by Samo Fokter

Published: January 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1445

ISBN: 978-953-307-990-5

Copyright year: 2012

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110395 Total Chapter Downloads

36 Crossref Citations

58 Web of Science Citations

105 Dimensions Citations

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1. Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD) and Markers of Brain Damage After Big Joints Arthroplasty

By Dariusz Tomaszewski

2656

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2. The Stress Response and Its Functional Implications in the Immune Response After Surgery in Patients with Chronic Inflammation Undergoing Arthroplasty

By Barbara Lisowska

1797

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3. Provider Volumes and Surgical Outcomes in Total Hip and Knee Replacement

By S. Rodriguez-Elizalde, R. Jenkinson, H. Kreder and J.M. Paterson

1927

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4. Gait Analysis in Patients with Gonarthrosis Treated by Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)

By Katarzyna Ogrodzka and Tadeusz Niedźwiedzki

2582

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5. Hip-Spine Relations: An Innovative Paradigm in THR Surgery

By Jean Yves Lazennec, Adrien Brusson and Marc-Antoine Rousseau

3493

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6. X-Ray Digital Linear Tomosynthesis Imaging of Arthoroplasty

By Tsutomu Gomi, Hiroshi Hirano and Masahiro Nakajima

1570

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7. Blood Transfusion in Knee Arthroplasty

By Oscar Ares, Montserrat Tio, Juan Carlos Martinez Pastor, Luis Lozano, Josep Maria Segur, Francisco Macule and Santiago Suso

2494

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8. Acoustic Emission Studies in Hip Arthroplasty – Peak Stress Impact In Vitro Cemented Prosthesis

By N. Gueiral and E. Nogueira

1818

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9. Titanium as a Biomaterial for Implants

By Carlos Oldani and Alejandro Dominguez

15213

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10. The Bearing Surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty – Options, Material Characteristics and Selection

By Hamid Reza Seyyed Hosseinzadeh, Alireza Eajazi and Ali Sina Shahi

8626

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11. The Use of PEEK in Spine Arthroplasty

By T. Brown, Qi-Bin Bao and Hansen A. Yuan

3749

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12. The Biology of Bone Grafts

By Carlos Roberto Galia and Luis Fernando Moreira

3953

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13. Cross-Linked Gelatin Microcapsules for Drug Delivery in a Arthritic TMJ

By P. R. Kramer, Brian Windsor, Kenneth Carson and Larry Bellinger

2208

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14. Risk Factors for Aseptic Loosening Following Total Hip Arthroplasty

By Scott J. MacInnes, Andrew Gordon and J. Mark Wilkinson

5385

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15. Evidence Linking Elevated Oxidative Stress and Aseptic Loosening of Hip Arthroplasty

By Plamen Kinov and Peter Tivchev

1557

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16. Aseptic Loosening of Total Hip Arthroplasty as a Result of Local Failure of Tissue Homeostasis

By Jiri Gallo, Yrjö T. Konttinen, Stuart B. Goodman, Jacob P. Thyssen, Emmanuel Gibon, Jukka Pajarinen, Yuya Takakubo, Peter Schalock, Zygmunt Mackiewicz, Eemeli Jämsen, Martin Petrek, Rihard Trebse, Andrei Coer and Michiaki Takagi

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17. Current Possibilities for Detection of Loosening of Total Hip Replacements and How Intelligent Implants Could Improve Diagnostic Accuracy

By Cathérine Ruther, Ulrich Timm, Hartmut Ewald, Wolfram Mittelmeier, Rainer Bader, Rico Schmelter, Armin Lohrengel and Daniel Kluess

9817

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18. Management of Bone Loss in Primary and Revision Knee Replacement Surgery

By Matteo Fosco, Rida Ben Ayad, Luca Amendola, Dante Dallari and Domenico Tigani

9827

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19. Infection in Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

By Michelle M. Dowsey, Trisha N. Peel and Peter F.M. Choong

2950

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20. Infections in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: Challenges to and Chances for the Microbiological Laboratory

By Peter Schäfer, Bernd Fink, Dieter Sandow and Lars Frommelt

1609

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21. Staphylococcus Infection Associated with Arthroplasty

By Weisheng Ye, Wei Shang and Yaqiong Yang

2074

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22. Arthroplasty in HIV/SCD Carriers

By J. Bahebeck, D. Handy Eone, B. Ngo Nonga and T. Kingue Njie

1177

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23. Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

By Bruce V. Darden

2953

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24. Lumbar Spinal Arthroplasty: Clinical Experience

By Fred H. Geisler

1758

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25. Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty in Proximal Humerus Fractures

By José Hernández Enríquez, Xavier A. Duralde and Antonio J. Pérez Caballer

5441

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26. Postoperative Therapy for Metacarpophalangeal Arthroplasty

By Nicola Massy-Westropp

5479

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27. Humeral Hemiarthroplasty with Spherical Glenoid Reaming: Theory and Technique of The Ream and Run Procedure

By Moby Parsons

2971

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28. Development of Proprioception After Shoulder Arthroplasty

By Michael W. Maier and Philip Kasten

1844

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