1. Two-stage Total Knee Arthroplasty for Treatment of Surgical Failure of Septic Arthritis in Degenerative Knee Joints

Mohammad Naghi Tahmasebi; Arash Sharafat Vaziri; Seyed Hossein Miresmaeili; Mohammad Reza Bozorgmanesh; Shahin Mirkarimi; Mohammad Javad Zehtab; Mohammad Tahami

Volume 8, Issue 4 , July 2020, , Pages 524-530

  Background: The ultimate goal of the treatment of infectious knee arthritis is to protect the articular cartilage fromadverse effects of infection. Treatment, however, is not always hundred percent successful and has a 12% failurerate. Persistent infection is more likely to happen in elderly patients ...  Read More

2. Distal Femoral Valgus Cut Errors in Total Knee Replacement

Hamidreza Yazdi; Mohammad Taher Ghaderi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , May 2020, , Pages 463-464

  The causes of malalignment in total knee arthroplasty can be categorized into three different groups; 1) Errors in bone cuts 2) Errors in implant fixations, and 3) The method of setting down the cutting guides (1). We would like to announce that more several distal femoral valgus cut errors may occur ...  Read More

3. Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy for Painful Degenerative Meniscal Tears in the Presence of Knee Osteoarthritis in Patients Older than 50 Years of Age: Predictors of an Early (1 to 5 Years) Total Knee Replacement

E. Carlos Rodriquez-Merchan; Jose Garcia-Ramos; Norma G. Padilla-Eguiluz; Enrique Gomez-Barrena

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 203-211

    Background: The role of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) for painful degenerative meniscal tears (PDMT) is currently controversial. To define the rate of early (1 to 5 years) conversion to total knee replacement (TKR) and their predictors after APM for PDMT in patients with knee osteoarthritis ...  Read More

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4. Total Knee Replacement Sizing: Shoe Size Is a Better Predictor for Implant Size than Body Height

Sarah Trainor; Jamie Collins; Hannah Mulvey; Wolfgang Fitz

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 100-104

  Background: Various sizes of implants need to be available during surgery. The purpose of this paper is to comparebody height and shoe size with implant sizes in patients who underwent total knee replacement surgery to see whichbiomarker is a better predictor for preoperative planning to determine implant ...  Read More

5. Prevention of Periprosthetic Joint Infection

Alisina Shahi; Javad Parvizi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 72-81

  Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a calamitous complication with high morbidity and substantial cost. The reported incidence is low but it is probably underestimated due to the difficulty in diagnosis. PJI has challenged the orthopaedic community for several years and despite all the advances in this ...  Read More