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161. Comparison of robotic-assisted versus conventional total knee arthroplasty for the treatment of single compartment knee osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis

Comparison of robotic-assisted versus conventional total knee arthroplasty for the treatment of single compartment knee osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content (...) heterogeneity and can provide insight into the relationship between study characteristics (e.g. species, sex or drug class or dose) and effect size. They should be considered hypothesis-generating. Ideally, a threshold describing the number of studies per subgroup required for analysis should be specified. For further guidance please refer to the and to pre-clinical meta-analysis. Example: The following study characteristics will be examined as potential source of heterogeneity: species (stratified per

2020 PROSPERO

162. Effects of total knee arthroplasty for primary knee osteoarthritis on postural balance: a systematic review

Effects of total knee arthroplasty for primary knee osteoarthritis on postural balance: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files (...) characteristics (e.g. species, sex or drug class or dose) and effect size. They should be considered hypothesis-generating. Ideally, a threshold describing the number of studies per subgroup required for analysis should be specified. For further guidance please refer to the and to pre-clinical meta-analysis. Example: The following study characteristics will be examined as potential source of heterogeneity: species (stratified per species); sex (stratified per sex); duration of index ischemia (linear); stem

2020 PROSPERO

163. Comparison of computer navigated and conventional Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty for the treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis

Comparison of computer navigated and conventional Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty for the treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content (...) heterogeneity and can provide insight into the relationship between study characteristics (e.g. species, sex or drug class or dose) and effect size. They should be considered hypothesis-generating. Ideally, a threshold describing the number of studies per subgroup required for analysis should be specified. For further guidance please refer to the and to pre-clinical meta-analysis. Example: The following study characteristics will be examined as potential source of heterogeneity: species (stratified per

2020 PROSPERO

164. Comparison of computer navigated and conventional total Knee Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis

Comparison of computer navigated and conventional total Knee Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record (...) and can provide insight into the relationship between study characteristics (e.g. species, sex or drug class or dose) and effect size. They should be considered hypothesis-generating. Ideally, a threshold describing the number of studies per subgroup required for analysis should be specified. For further guidance please refer to the and to pre-clinical meta-analysis. Example: The following study characteristics will be examined as potential source of heterogeneity: species (stratified per species

2020 PROSPERO

165. 1. Is the Topical Chinese Patent Medicine effective for knee osteoarthritis?2. Which Topical Chinese Patent Medicine is the best for treating pain from knee osteoarthritis?3.Which Topical Chinese Patent Medicine can improve joint dysfunction caused by kne

1. Is the Topical Chinese Patent Medicine effective for knee osteoarthritis?2. Which Topical Chinese Patent Medicine is the best for treating pain from knee osteoarthritis?3.Which Topical Chinese Patent Medicine can improve joint dysfunction caused by kne Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied (...) study characteristics will be examined as potential source of heterogeneity: species (stratified per species); sex (stratified per sex); duration of index ischemia (linear); stem cell dose (linear); blinding of outcome assessment reported (stratified yes vs no). For stratified analyses, a minimum number of 8 studies per subgroup is required. ">Subgroup analyses A sensitivity analysis is conducted to assess the impact of decisions taken in the review process on the meta-analysis outcome

2020 PROSPERO

166. The Effectiveness of Unloader Knee Braces in Reducing Knee Contact Forces in Osteoarthritis Patients: A Systematic Review

The Effectiveness of Unloader Knee Braces in Reducing Knee Contact Forces in Osteoarthritis Patients: A Systematic Review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any (...) and can provide insight into the relationship between study characteristics (e.g. species, sex or drug class or dose) and effect size. They should be considered hypothesis-generating. Ideally, a threshold describing the number of studies per subgroup required for analysis should be specified. For further guidance please refer to the and to pre-clinical meta-analysis. Example: The following study characteristics will be examined as potential source of heterogeneity: species (stratified per species

2020 PROSPERO

167. Forgotten Joint Score in Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty and Total Knee Arthroplasty: a systematic review and metaanalysis

Forgotten Joint Score in Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty and Total Knee Arthroplasty: a systematic review and metaanalysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any (...) and can provide insight into the relationship between study characteristics (e.g. species, sex or drug class or dose) and effect size. They should be considered hypothesis-generating. Ideally, a threshold describing the number of studies per subgroup required for analysis should be specified. For further guidance please refer to the and to pre-clinical meta-analysis. Example: The following study characteristics will be examined as potential source of heterogeneity: species (stratified per species

2020 PROSPERO

168. Prophylactic Tranexamic Acid Administration for Patients Undergoing Hip and Knee Replacement

systematic reviews and meta-analyses 1-9 were identified. Six examined the use of tranexamic acid (TXA) for knee arthroplasty, 2-6,8 two for hip arthroplasty, 1,9 and one review examined both knee and hip arthroplasty. 7 Bolus intravenous (IV) doses of TXA were studied against a range of comparators, including: placebo, 1 placebo or no treatment, 7 topical TXA, 5 intra-articular or topical TXA 2 and unspecified control. 2-4,6,8 ? Versus placebo or no treatment, in the TXA group: o total blood loss (...) .” 7 Randomized Controlled Trials Twenty one randomized controlled trials (RCTs) 10-30 were identified. Fifteen studies examined knee arthroplasty, 10-18,20-22,24,25,28 four studies examined hip arthroplasty, 19,27,29,30 and one study evaluated knee and hip arthroplasty. 23 The following RCTs may have been included in the systematic reviews and meta-analyses summarized above; therefore, the following results may represent some duplication. Bolus IV doses of TXA were studied against a range

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

169. Developmental rheumatology in children: Scenario: Knock knees in children

of the following are present: The child is aged less than 2 years or more than 5–6 years of age. Onset occurs in adolescence. They have: A feature. Severe deformity (more than 8 cm between ankle malleoli on examination). Unilateral or asymmetrical deformity. Knee pain. Leg length discrepancy. Progressive deformity. Short stature or significant deviation from the norm for height or weight. Limp; or recurrent trips or falls. Functional limitation. An abnormal joint examination. Features suggestive of juvenile (...) , the condition will self-resolve, reassurance is the only intervention needed, and that bracing and shoe inserts have no value [ ; ]. Referral The recommendation on when to consider referral is based on musculoskeletal triage guidance for children and young people [ ], an explanation of the pGALS (paediatric Gait, Arms, Legs, and Spine) examination [ ], and expert opinion in review articles [ ; ; ; ]. Experts suggest specialist referral for children with knock knees aged less than 2 years as investigations

2019 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

170. Should we pay attention to surgeon or hospital volume in total knee arthroplasty? Evidence from a nationwide population-based study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Should we pay attention to surgeon or hospital volume in total knee arthroplasty? Evidence from a nationwide population-based study. Although prior research into the relationship between volume and outcome indicates that this relationship is not linear and that an optimal volume should be specified, consensus is lacking regarding the ideal value of this optimal volume. The purposes of this study were to use a visual method to identify surgeon- and hospital-volume thresholds and to examine (...) the relationships of surgeon and hospital volume thresholds to 30-day readmission.A retrospective nationwide population-based study design was adopted. Patients who received total knee replacement surgery between 2007 and 2008 in any hospital in Taiwan were included. After adjusting for patient, physician, and hospital characteristics, a restricted cubic spline regression model was used to identify optimal surgeon- and hospital-volume thresholds. Further, a patient-level mixed effect model was conducted to test

2019 PLoS ONE

171. Dietary magnesium intake, serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein and the risk of incident knee osteoarthritis leading to hospitalization-A cohort study of 4,953 Finns. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Dietary magnesium intake, serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein and the risk of incident knee osteoarthritis leading to hospitalization-A cohort study of 4,953 Finns. To study whether low dietary magnesium (Mg) intake and serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) predict the development of clinical knee osteoarthritis (OA).The cohort consisted of 4,953 participants of a national health examination survey who were free of knee and hip OA at baseline. Information on the incidence (...) of knee OA leading to hospitalization was drawn from the National Care Register for Health Care. During the follow-up of 10 years, 123 participants developed incident knee OA. Dietary magnesium intake was assessed on the basis of a food frequency questionnaire from the preceding year. We used Cox's proportional hazards model to estimate the strength of the association between the tertiles of dietary Mg intake and incident knee OA, adjusted for baseline age, gender, energy intake, BMI, history

2019 PLoS ONE

172. Which osteoarthritic gait features recover following total knee replacement surgery? Full Text available with Trip Pro

Which osteoarthritic gait features recover following total knee replacement surgery? Gait analysis can be used to measure variations in joint function in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and is useful when observing longitudinal biomechanical changes following Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery. The Cardiff Classifier is an objective classification tool applied previously to examine the extent of biomechanical recovery following TKR. In this study, it is further developed to reveal (...) was able to discriminate gait biomechanics associated with knee OA. The ground reaction force provided the strongest discriminatory features. Despite increased gait velocity and improvements in self-reported pain and function, which would normally be clinical indicators of recovery, the majority of features were not affected by TKR surgery. This TKR cohort retained pre-operative gait patterns; reduced sagittal hip and knee moments, decreased knee flexion, increased hip flexion, and reduced hip

2019 PLoS ONE

173. Preoperative Opioid Use Is Associated with Higher Readmission and Revision Rates in Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty (Abstract)

Preoperative Opioid Use Is Associated with Higher Readmission and Revision Rates in Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty Prescription opioid use is epidemic in the U.S. Recently, an association was demonstrated between preoperative opioid use and increased health-care utilization following abdominal surgeries. Given that primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) are 2 of the most common surgical procedures in the U.S., we examined the association of preoperative

2018 EvidenceUpdates

174. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III trial of duloxetine in Japanese patients with knee pain due to osteoarthritis Full Text available with Trip Pro

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III trial of duloxetine in Japanese patients with knee pain due to osteoarthritis To examine the efficacy and safety of duloxetine in Japanese patients with knee pain due to osteoarthritis.Patients were randomized to receive duloxetine 60 mg/day or placebo for 14 weeks in a double-blind manner (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02248480). The primary efficacy endpoint was mean change in Brief Pain Inventory pain severity (BPI-Severity (...) ) average pain. Secondary endpoints included improvement in other BPI-Severity scales, Patient Global Impression of Improvement, Clinical Global Impressions of Severity, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) scales, range of motion of the knee joint, safety and tolerability, and structural changes on X-ray images.Of the 354 randomized patients, 161 in the duloxetine group and 162 in the placebo group completed the study. BPI-Severity average pain improved significantly with duloxetine vs. placebo

2018 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

175. Effect of Intraoperative Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment on Postoperative Donor Site Knee Pain in Patellar Tendon Autograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract)

Effect of Intraoperative Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment on Postoperative Donor Site Knee Pain in Patellar Tendon Autograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial Donor site morbidity in the form of anterior knee pain is a frequent complication after bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) autograft anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Hypothesis/Purpose: The purpose was to examine the effect of the intraoperative administration of platelet (...) -rich plasma (PRP) on postoperative kneeling pain. It was hypothesized that PRP treatment would reduce knee pain.Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 2.Fifty patients (mean ± SD age, 30 ± 12 years) undergoing BPTB ACL autograft reconstruction were randomized to the PRP (n = 27) or sham (n = 23) treatment. In either case, 10 mL of venous blood was drawn before the induction of anesthesia and either discarded (sham) or processed (PRP) for preparation of a PRP gel to be later mixed

2018 EvidenceUpdates

176. Operative Repair of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury Versus Knee Brace in Children With an Acute First-Time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract)

) with a first-time traumatic LPD, with clinical examinations, radiographs, magnetic resonance imaging, and diagnostic arthroscopic surgery performed within 2 weeks of the index injury. The child was randomized to either (1) a knee brace (KB group) for 4 weeks and physical therapy or (2) arthroscopic-assisted repair (R group) of the MPFL with anchors, 4 weeks with a soft cast splint, and physical therapy. The follow-up time was 2 years.The redislocation rate was significantly lower in the R group than (...) Operative Repair of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury Versus Knee Brace in Children With an Acute First-Time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation: A Randomized Controlled Trial A lateral patellar dislocation (LPD) is the most common traumatic knee injury with hemarthrosis in children. The redislocation rate is high. Varying operative and nonoperative treatments have been advocated with no consensus on the best treatment.(1) To evaluate if arthroscopic-assisted repair of the medial patellofemoral

2018 EvidenceUpdates

177. Efficacy and safety of multiple boluses of oral versus intravenous tranexamic acid at reducing blood loss after primary total knee arthroplasty without a tourniquet: A prospective randomized clinical trial (Abstract)

Efficacy and safety of multiple boluses of oral versus intravenous tranexamic acid at reducing blood loss after primary total knee arthroplasty without a tourniquet: A prospective randomized clinical trial The aim of this study was to examine whether the administration of multiple boluses of oral or intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) postoperatively were equivalent at reducing blood loss and the inflammatory and fibrinolytic responses in primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) without

2018 EvidenceUpdates

178. The effect of short foot exercise using visual feedback on the balance and accuracy of knee joint movement in subjects with flexible flatfoot. Full Text available with Trip Pro

and after training.There was a significant difference in static balance pre- and post-exercise in the flatfoot group but not in the normal foot group. Moreover, in the flatfoot group, the accuracy of knee joint motions was significantly different between pre- and post-exercise in the closed chain but not in the open chain.This study examined the influence of SFE using visual feedback on the balance and accuracy of knee joint movements in subjects with flatfoot and demonstrated that this exercise, using (...) The effect of short foot exercise using visual feedback on the balance and accuracy of knee joint movement in subjects with flexible flatfoot. Flexible flatfoot is a condition characterized by the deformations of the foot where the calcaneus is pronated by weight support. Flat feet can affect balance and the entire chain of motion, causing indirect problems in adjacent joints. We investigated the effects of short foot exercise (SFE) using visual feedback on the static balance and function

2020 Medicine

179. Osgood-Schlatter disease: a 2020 update of a common knee condition in children. (Abstract)

-to-date account on contemporary prophylaxis as well as diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.Numerous studies have examined risk factors for OSD. These include body weight, muscle tightness, muscle weakness during knee extension and flexibility of hamstring muscles. In particular, shortening of the rectus femoris may substantially alter biomechanical functions of the knee. Conservative management remains successful in over 90% of patients. However, if disabling symptoms and pain persistent after (...) Osgood-Schlatter disease: a 2020 update of a common knee condition in children. Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is one of the most common causes for anterior knee pain in children and adolescents resulting from a traction apophysitis of the tibial tubercle. While a peak in boys aged 12-15 years old was well documented, there seems to be no difference in sex distribution nowadays. This may result from increased participation of young females in high-impact sports. This review provides an up

2020 Current opinion in pediatrics

180. The outcomes of post-traumatic arthritis vs osteoarthritis following primary total knee arthroplasty: A protocol of matched cohort study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

The outcomes of post-traumatic arthritis vs osteoarthritis following primary total knee arthroplasty: A protocol of matched cohort study. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for treatment of end-stage post-traumatic arthritis (PTA) has specific technical difficulties and complications. The aim of this study was to examine the outcome of TKA after PTA and to compare it with a cohort osteoarthritis (OA).A retrospective review of patients undergoing primary TKA at a single university hospital from 2013 (...) to 2016 was performed. A minimum follow-up of 4 years was required. Patients in the study group were matched 1:2 with patients in the cohort group based on the following criteria: age at time of TKA (±3 years), body mass index (±3 points), sex, and American Society of Anesthesiologists score (±1 point). Outcome measures included surgical time, intraoperative complications, Oxford Knee Score, range of motion, postoperative complications, and revision.This clinical trial is expected to determine whether

2020 Medicine

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