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41. Aspirin for VTE prophylaxis in hip and knee replacement surgery

Aspirin for VTE prophylaxis in hip and knee replacement surgery Aspirin for VTE prophylaxis in hip and knee replacement surgery Aspirin for VTE prophylaxis in hip and knee replacement surgery Mitchell MD, Williams K Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Mitchell MD, Williams K. Aspirin for VTE prophylaxis in hip and knee replacement surgery (...) . Philadelphia: Center for Evidence-based Practice (CEP). 2014 Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip; Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee; Aspirins; Venous Thromboembolism Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Center for Evidence-based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 3535 Market St. Suite 50, Philadelphia PA 19104

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

42. Increased risk of revision for high flexion total knee replacement with thicker tibial liners (Abstract)

Increased risk of revision for high flexion total knee replacement with thicker tibial liners The outcome of total knee replacement (TKR) using components designed to increase the range of flexion is not fully understood. The short- to mid-term risk of aseptic revision in high flexion TKR was evaluated. The endpoint of the study was aseptic revision and the following variables were investigated: implant design (high flexion vs non-high flexion), the thickness of the tibial insert (≤ 14 mm vs (...) > 14 mm), cruciate ligament (posterior stabilised (PS) vs cruciate retaining), mobility (fixed vs rotating), and the manufacturer (Zimmer, Smith & Nephew and DePuy). Covariates included patient, implant, surgeon and hospital factors. Marginal Cox proportional hazard models were used. In a cohort of 64 000 TKRs, high flexion components were used in 8035 (12.5%). The high flexion knees with tibial liners of thickness > 14 mm had a density of revision of 1.45/100 years of observation, compared

2014 EvidenceUpdates

43. Computer assisted surgery for unicondylar and total knee replacement

Computer assisted surgery for unicondylar and total knee replacement Computer assisted surgery for unicondylar and total knee replacement Computer assisted surgery for unicondylar and total knee replacement Malaysian Health Technology Assessment (MaHTAS) Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Malaysian Health Technology (...) Assessment (MaHTAS). Computer assisted surgery for unicondylar and total knee replacement. Putrajaya: Malaysian Health Technology Assessment (MaHTAS). 2014 Authors' objectives To review evidence on the effectiveness, safety and costeffectiveness of computer assisted surgery for unicondylar and total knee replacement in patients with osteoarthritis. Authors' conclusions Computer assisted surgery or computer image-based navigation or robotic-assisted procedure has the potential to be used as alternative

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

44. Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement

Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation. March 2014; pp. 1–9 Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee March 2014 Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation. March 2014; pp. 1–9 Suggested Citation This report (...) should be cited as follows: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC). Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: OHTAC recommendation [Internet]. Toronto: Queen's Printer for Ontario; 2014 March. 9 p. Available from: http://www.hqontario.ca/evidence/publications-and-ohtac-recommendations/ontario-health- technology-assessment-series/physiotherapy-rehabilitation-after-total-knee-or-hip-replacement. Permission Requests All inquiries regarding permission

2014 Health Quality Ontario

45. Improved fixation in cementless unicompartmental knee replacement: five-year results of a randomized controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Improved fixation in cementless unicompartmental knee replacement: five-year results of a randomized controlled trial When used for appropriate indications, unicompartmental knee replacement is associated with fewer complications, faster recovery, and better function than total knee replacement. However, joint registries demonstrate a higher revision rate for unicompartmental knee replacement. Currently, most unicompartmental knee replacements are cemented; common reasons for revision include (...) aseptic loosening and pain. These problems could potentially be addressed by using cementless implants, with coatings designed to improve fixation. The objectives of this study were to compare the quality of fixation as well as clinical outcomes of cemented and cementless unicompartmental knee replacements at five years of follow-up.A randomized controlled trial was established with sixty-three knees (sixty-two patients) receiving either cemented (thirty-two patients) or cementless Oxford

2013 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

46. Do modern total knee replacements offer better value for money? A health economic analysis Full Text available with Trip Pro

Do modern total knee replacements offer better value for money? A health economic analysis Do modern total knee replacements offer better value for money? A health economic analysis Do modern total knee replacements offer better value for money? A health economic analysis Hamilton DF, Clement ND, Burnett R, Patton JT, Moran M, Howie CR, Simpson AH, Gaston P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract (...) replacements offer better value for money? A health economic analysis. International Orthopaedics 2013; 37(11): 2147-2152 PubMedID DOI Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee /economics /instrumentation /methods; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Disability Evaluation; Female; Health Care Costs /statistics & Humans; Knee Joint /physiology /surgery; Knee Prosthesis /economics; Life Expectancy; Male; Middle Aged; Osteoarthritis, Knee /surgery; Quality of Life; Quality

2013 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

47. Analgesia after total knee replacement: local infiltration versus epidural combined with a femoral nerve blockade: a prospective, randomised pragmatic trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Analgesia after total knee replacement: local infiltration versus epidural combined with a femoral nerve blockade: a prospective, randomised pragmatic trial In a randomised controlled pragmatic trial we investigated whether local infiltration analgesia would result in earlier readiness for discharge from hospital after total knee replacement (TKR) than patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) plus femoral nerve block. A total of 45 patients with a mean age of 65 years (49 to 81) received

2013 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

48. Five-year results of a randomised controlled trial comparing mobile and fixed bearings in total knee replacement (Abstract)

Five-year results of a randomised controlled trial comparing mobile and fixed bearings in total knee replacement There is conflicting evidence about the merits of mobile bearings in total knee replacement, partly because most randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have not been adequately powered. We report the results of a multicentre RCT of mobile versus fixed bearings. This was part of the knee arthroplasty trial (KAT), where 539 patients were randomly allocated to mobile or fixed bearings (...) difference between trial groups in OKS at five years (-1.12 (95% confidence interval -2.77 to 0.52) or any of the other outcome measures. Furthermore, there was no significant difference in the proportion of patients with knee-related re-operations or in total costs. In this appropriately powered RCT, over the first five years after total knee replacement functional outcomes, re-operation rates and healthcare costs appear to be the same irrespective of whether a mobile or fixed bearing is used.

2013 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

49. Steroid modulation of cytokine release and desmosine levels in bilateral total knee replacement: a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

Steroid modulation of cytokine release and desmosine levels in bilateral total knee replacement: a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial The perioperative inflammatory response as measured by elevated levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) has been linked to acute respiratory distress syndrome, postoperative confusion, and fever. Because of the extent of surgery,patients undergoing bilateral total knee arthroplasty may be at high risk of complications. We had found a significant (...) decrease in IL-6 in patients having bilateral total knee replacement who received two doses of 100 mg of hydrocortisone eight hours apart; however, by twenty-four hours, IL-6 levels were equal to those in the group that received a placebo. In the present study, we investigated whether the administration of three doses would reduce IL-6 levels at twenty-four hours and affect other outcomes such as desmosine level, a marker of lung injury.After institutional review board approval, a total of thirty-four

2013 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

50. Quantitative study?other: Movement pain, resting pain and depression prior to total knee replacement predict postoperative pain

Quantitative study?other: Movement pain, resting pain and depression prior to total knee replacement predict postoperative pain Movement pain, resting pain and depression prior to total knee replacement predict postoperative pain | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username (...) and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Movement pain, resting pain and depression prior to total knee replacement predict postoperative pain Article Text Pain management Quantitative study—other Movement

2013 Evidence-Based Nursing

51. Cryotherapy Machines versus Ice Packs for the Post-Operative Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Replacement Surgery or Total Knee Arthroplasty: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Cryotherapy Machines versus Ice Packs for the Post-Operative Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Replacement Surgery or Total Knee Arthroplasty: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Disclaimer: The Rapid Response Service is an information service for those involved in planning and providing health care in Canada. Rapid responses are based on a limited literature search and are not comprehensive, systematic reviews. The intent is to provide a list of sources of the best evidence on the topic (...) by the owners’ own terms and conditions. TITLE: Cryotherapy Machines versus Ice Packs for the Post-Operative Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Replacement Surgery or Total Knee Arthroplasty: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines DATE: 28 November 2012 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1. What is the clinical evidence for the use of cyrotherapy machines versus ice packs for the post-operative management of anterior cruciate ligament replacement surgery or total knee arthroplasty? 2. What are the evidence-based guidelines

2013 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

52. Cancellation of Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries: Guidelines

Cancellation of Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries: Guidelines Disclaimer: The Rapid Response Service is an information service for those involved in planning and providing health care in Canada. Rapid responses are based on a limited literature search and are not comprehensive, systematic reviews. The intent is to provide a list of sources of the best evidence on the topic that CADTH could identify using all reasonable efforts within the time allowed. Rapid responses should be considered along (...) . It may not be copied, posted on a web site, redistributed by email or stored on an electronic system without the prior written permission of CADTH or applicable copyright owner. Links: This report may contain links to other information available on the websites of third parties on the Internet. CADTH does not have control over the content of such sites. Use of third party sites is governed by the owners’ own terms and conditions. TITLE: Cancellation of Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeries: Guidelines

2012 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

53. Does a mobile-bearing, high-flexion design increase knee flexion after total knee replacement? (Abstract)

Does a mobile-bearing, high-flexion design increase knee flexion after total knee replacement? This prospective randomised controlled double-blind trial compared two types of PFC Sigma total knee replacement (TKR), differing in three design features aimed at improving flexion. The outcome of a standard fixed-bearing posterior cruciate ligament-preserving design (FB-S) was compared with that of a high-flexion rotating-platform posterior-stabilised design (RP-F) at one year after TKR. The study (...) group of 77 patients with osteoarthritis of the knee comprised 37 men and 40 women, with a mean age of 69 years (44.9 to 84.9). The patients were randomly allocated either to the FB-S or the RP-F group and assessed pre-operatively and at one year post-operatively. The mean post-operative non-weight-bearing flexion was 107° (95% confidence interval (CI) 104° to 110°)) for the FB-S group and 113° (95% CI 109° to 117°) for the RP-F group, and this difference was statistically significant (p = 0.032

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

54. Rationing of total knee replacement: a cost-effectiveness analysis on a large trial data set

Rationing of total knee replacement: a cost-effectiveness analysis on a large trial data set Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2012 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

55. The blood-saving effect of tranexamic acid in minimally invasive total knee replacement: Is an additional pre-operative injection effective? (Abstract)

The blood-saving effect of tranexamic acid in minimally invasive total knee replacement: Is an additional pre-operative injection effective? Tranexamic acid (TEA), an inhibitor of fibrinolysis, reduces blood loss after routine total knee replacement (TKR). However, controversy persists regarding the dosage and timing of administration of this drug during surgery. We performed a prospective randomised controlled study to examine the optimum blood-saving effect of TEA in minimally invasive TKR

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

56. Review: Factor Xa inhibitors reduce DVT more than LMWH in total knee or hip replacement. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Review: Factor Xa inhibitors reduce DVT more than LMWH in total knee or hip replacement. 22910959 2012 10 19 2012 08 22 1539-3704 157 4 2012 Aug 21 Annals of internal medicine Ann. Intern. Med. ACP Journal Club: review: factor Xa inhibitors reduce DVT more than LMWH in total knee or hip replacement. JC2-5 10.7326/0003-4819-157-4-201208210-02005 Bona Robert R Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University Hamden, Connecticut, USA. eng Comment Journal Article United States Ann Intern

2012 Annals of Internal Medicine

57. Do we need a gender-specific total knee replacement? A randomised controlled trial comparing a high-flex and a gender-specific posterior design (Abstract)

Do we need a gender-specific total knee replacement? A randomised controlled trial comparing a high-flex and a gender-specific posterior design The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a gender-specific high-flexion posterior-stabilised (PS) total knee replacement (TKR) would offer advantages over a high-flex PS TKR regarding range of movement (ROM), 'feel' of the knee, pain and satisfaction, as well as during activity. A total of 24 female patients with bilateral osteoarthritis (...) entered this prospective, blind randomised trial in which they received a high-flex PS TKR in one knee and a gender-specific high-flexion PS TKR in the other knee. At follow-up, patients were assessed clinically measuring ROM, and questioned about pain, satisfaction and daily 'feel' of each knee. Patients underwent gait analysis pre-operatively and at one year, which yielded kinematic, kinetic and temporospatial parameters indicative of knee function during gait. At final follow-up we found

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

58. Cognitive stimulation during hospitalization improves global cognition of older Taiwanese undergoing elective total knee and hip replacement surgery Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cognitive stimulation during hospitalization improves global cognition of older Taiwanese undergoing elective total knee and hip replacement surgery   This article is a report on a pilot study conducted to determine the effects of cognitively stimulating activities in older patients undergoing elective hip and/or knee replacement.  Cognitive decline occurs in 16-35·5% of older hospitalized patients. In-hospital interventions, such as cognitively stimulating activities, might combat cognitive (...) for the intervention group (+1·33 points) vs. usual care (-0·26 points) at 1 month after discharge. Group differences in changes were statistically significant both at discharge and 1 month afterwards.  Our cognitive-stimulation intervention benefited global cognitive function among older patients undergoing elective hip and/or knee replacement. The benefit persisted at 1 month after discharge.© 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

59. Long-Term Comparison of Fixed-Bearing and Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Replacements in Patients Younger Than Fifty-one Years of Age with Osteoarthritis (Abstract)

Long-Term Comparison of Fixed-Bearing and Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Replacements in Patients Younger Than Fifty-one Years of Age with Osteoarthritis There is limited information comparing the results of fixed-bearing total knee replacement and mobile-bearing total knee replacement in patients with osteoarthritis who are younger than fifty-one years and who have a fixed-bearing implant in one knee and a mobile-bearing implant in the other. The purpose of this study was to compare our long-term (...) clinical and radiographic results of fixed-bearing total knee replacement and mobile-bearing total knee replacement in a group of patients from this population.We prospectively compared the results of 108 patients with osteoarthritis who were younger than fifty-one years (mean age, forty-five years) who had received a fixed-bearing prosthesis in one knee and a rotating platform mobile-bearing prosthesis in the other. The mean follow-up was 16.8 years (range, fifteen to eighteen years). The patients

2012 EvidenceUpdates

60. Oral direct factor Xa inhibitors versus low-molecular-weight heparin to prevent venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Oral direct factor Xa inhibitors versus low-molecular-weight heparin to prevent venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2012 DARE.