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101. Gait analysis of patients following total knee replacement: a systematic review

Gait analysis of patients following total knee replacement: a systematic review Gait analysis of patients following total knee replacement: a systematic review Gait analysis of patients following total knee replacement: a systematic review McClelland J A, Webster K E, Feller J A CRD summary This well-conducted review assessed the gait of patients who had previously undergone total knee replacement (TKR) in comparison with healthy controls. The authors concluded that TKR patients have less knee (...) motion and less flexion during swing than the controls. These conclusions are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the results of gait analysis in patients following total knee replacement (TKR). Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Current Contents, PEDro and the Cochrane Library were searched to September 2006; the search terms were reported. Only studies published in English were included. The references of included studies were screened and citations cross-checked. Study selection

DARE.2007

102. Targeted early rehabilitation at home after total hip and knee joint replacement: does it work?

Targeted early rehabilitation at home after total hip and knee joint replacement: does it work? Targeted early rehabilitation at home after total hip and knee joint replacement: does it work? Targeted early rehabilitation at home after total hip and knee joint replacement: does it work? Iyengar K P, Nadkarni J B, Ivanovic N, Mahale A Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary (...) of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study examined two strategies of rehabilitation after total hip replacement (THR) or total knee replacement (TKR). The strategies were conventional inpatient rehabilitation in a hospital ward and the early rehabilitation at home scheme (RAHS). Type of intervention Rehabilitation. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2007

103. Effectiveness of hip or knee replacement surgery in terms of quality-adjusted life years and costs

Effectiveness of hip or knee replacement surgery in terms of quality-adjusted life years and costs Effectiveness of hip or knee replacement surgery in terms of quality-adjusted life years and costs Effectiveness of hip or knee replacement surgery in terms of quality-adjusted life years and costs Rasanen P, Paavolainen P, Sintonen H, Koivisto A M, Blom M, Ryynanen O P, Roine R P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED (...) . Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to undertake a cost-utility analysis of (primary or secondary) hip and primary knee replacement surgery. The authors concluded that both procedures were cost-effective strategies from the perspective of the health care payer in Finland. The study had some methodological limitations

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2007

104. Waiting times at CHUM 1: diagnostic imaging, hip and knee replacements,cardiac surgery, cancer care and sight restoration

Waiting times at CHUM 1: diagnostic imaging, hip and knee replacements,cardiac surgery, cancer care and sight restoration Waiting times at CHUM 1: diagnostic imaging, hip and knee replacements,cardiac surgery, cancer care and sight restoration Waiting times at CHUM 1: diagnostic imaging, hip and knee replacements,cardiac surgery, cancer care and sight restoration Nasef M. Erickson LJ, Brophy J 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 Nasef M. Erickson LJ, Brophy J. Waiting times at CHUM 1: diagnostic imaging, hip and knee replacements,cardiac surgery, cancer care and sight restoration. Montreal: Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal(CHUM). TAU-DETMIS-01. 2007 Authors' objectives This report is the first in a series of studies which aim to determine and analyse wait times at the CHUM. These studies stem from a request from the director

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2007

105. The use of image-free computer-assisted systems in total knee replacement surgeries

The use of image-free computer-assisted systems in total knee replacement surgeries The use of image-free computer-assisted systems in total knee replacement surgeries The use of image-free computer-assisted systems in total knee replacement surgeries Brophy J 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 Brophy J. The use of image-free (...) computer-assisted systems in total knee replacement surgeries. Montreal: Technology Assessment Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Report #28. 2007 Authors' objectives This report evaluated the use of image-free computer-assisted systems in total knee replacement surgeries to reduce postoperative malalignment. Authors' conclusions There is no convincing evidence that demonstrates improved clinical outcomes with the computer assisted navigation systems in total knee replacement surgery

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2007

106. Early assessment of the likely cost-effectiveness of a new technology: a Markov model with probabilistic sensitivity analysis of computer-assisted total knee replacement

Early assessment of the likely cost-effectiveness of a new technology: a Markov model with probabilistic sensitivity analysis of computer-assisted total knee replacement Early assessment of the likely cost-effectiveness of a new technology: a Markov model with probabilistic sensitivity analysis of computer-assisted total knee replacement Early assessment of the likely cost-effectiveness of a new technology: a Markov model with probabilistic sensitivity analysis of computer-assisted total knee (...) replacement Dong H, Buxton M Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study compared computer-assisted total knee replacement (TKR) versus conventional TKR. Computer-assisted TKR used computer-assisted surgery (CAS) systems

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

107. Older African-Americans with osteoarthritis of the knee preferred to avoid total knee replacement surgery

Older African-Americans with osteoarthritis of the knee preferred to avoid total knee replacement surgery Older African-Americans with osteoarthritis of the knee preferred to avoid total knee replacement surgery | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society 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 via your Society 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 Older African-Americans with osteoarthritis of the knee preferred to avoid total knee replacement surgery Article Text Qualitative Older African-Americans with osteoarthritis of the knee preferred to avoid total knee replacement surgery Free Faith J

Evidence-Based Mental Health2006

108. Ximelagatran reduced venous thromboembolism more than warfarin after total knee replacement

Ximelagatran reduced venous thromboembolism more than warfarin after total knee replacement Ximelagatran reduced venous thromboembolism more than warfarin after total knee replacement | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 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 Ximelagatran reduced venous thromboembolism more than warfarin after total knee replacement Article Text Therapeutics Ximelagatran reduced venous thromboembolism more than warfarin after total knee replacement Paolo Prandoni , MD Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric data available for this article. Francis CW

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2005

109. A meta-analysis of patellar replacement in total knee arthroplasty

A meta-analysis of patellar replacement in total knee arthroplasty A meta-analysis of patellar replacement in total knee arthroplasty A meta-analysis of patellar replacement in total knee arthroplasty Nizard R S, Biau D, Porcher R, Ravaud P, Bizot P, Hannouche D, Sedel L CRD summary This review compared patellar resurfacing with nonresurfacing during total knee arthroplasty. The authors concluded that although resurfacing appeared superior, it was difficult to draw firm conclusions given (...) the many differences between the studies. Overall, this was a well-conducted review and the authors' cautious conclusions appear appropriate. Authors' objectives To compare patellar resurfacing with nonresurfacing during total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Searching MEDLINE and the Cochrane CENTRAL Register were searched from 1966 to August 2003 using the reported search terms. The reference lists of published trials were screened and a French database of theses was searched. Experts were contacted

DARE.2005

110. Physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: an evidence-based analysis

Physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: an evidence-based analysis Physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: an evidence-based analysis Physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: an evidence-based analysis Medical Advisory Secretariat 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 Medical Advisory Secretariat. Physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: an evidence-based analysis. Toronto: Medical Advisory Secretariat (MAS). Volume 5(8). 2005 Authors' objectives The purpose of this health technology policy analysis was to determine, where, how, and when physiotherapy services are best delivered to optimize functional outcomes for patients after they undergo primary (first-time) total hip replacement or total knee replacement

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2005

111. Total knee replacement: an evidence-based analysis

Total knee replacement: an evidence-based analysis Total knee replacement: an evidence-based analysis Total knee replacement: an evidence-based analysis Medical Advisory Secretariat. 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 Medical Advisory Secretariat.. Total knee replacement: an evidence-based analysis. Toronto: Medical Advisory (...) Secretariat (MAS). Volume 5(9). 2005 Authors' objectives The aim of this review was to assess the effectiveness, in terms of pain reduction and functional improvement, and costing of total knee replacement (TKR) for people with osteoarthritis for whom less invasive treatments (such as physiotherapy, analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, intra-articular steroids, hyaluronic acids, and arthroscopic surgery) have failed. Authors' conclusions There is substantial evidence to indicate that TKR effectively

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2005

112. An economic evaluation of bupivacaine plus fentanyl versus ropivacaine alone for patient-controlled epidural analgesia after total-knee replacement procedure: a double-blinded randomized study

An economic evaluation of bupivacaine plus fentanyl versus ropivacaine alone for patient-controlled epidural analgesia after total-knee replacement procedure: a double-blinded randomized study An economic evaluation of bupivacaine plus fentanyl versus ropivacaine alone for patient-controlled epidural analgesia after total-knee replacement procedure: a double-blinded randomized study An economic evaluation of bupivacaine plus fentanyl versus ropivacaine alone for patient-controlled epidural (...) analgesia after total-knee replacement procedure: a double-blinded randomized study Pitimana-aree S, Visalyaputra S, Komoltri C, MuangmanS, Tiviraj S, Puangchan S, Immark P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Two strategies

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2005

113. Costs and effectiveness of pre- and post-operative home physiotherapy for total knee replacement: randomized controlled trial

Costs and effectiveness of pre- and post-operative home physiotherapy for total knee replacement: randomized controlled trial Costs and effectiveness of pre- and post-operative home physiotherapy for total knee replacement: randomized controlled trial Costs and effectiveness of pre- and post-operative home physiotherapy for total knee replacement: randomized controlled trial Mitchell C, Walker J, Walters S, Morgan A B, Binns T, Mathers N Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic (...) evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Patients undergoing unilateral total knee replacement (TKR) were given physiotherapy before and after the operation in their own homes. This consisted of a minimum of three home visits preoperatively and up to six visits post-operatively

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2005

114. Mini-incision surgery for total knee replacement

Mini-incision surgery for total knee replacement Mini-incision surgery for total knee replacement Mini-incision surgery for total knee replacement National Institute for Clinical Excellence 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 National Institute for Clinical Excellence. Mini-incision surgery for total knee replacement. London: National Institute (...) for Clinical Excellence (NICE) 2005: 2 Authors' objectives This study aims to assess the current evidence on mini-incision surgery for total knee replacement. Authors' conclusions 1.1 Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of mini-incision surgery for total knee replacement does not appear adequate for this procedure to be used without special arrangements for consent and for audit or research. More evidence is required on the long-term safety and efficacy of this procedure and clinicians should

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2005

115. Effect of a flow chart on use of blood transfusions in primary total hip and knee replacement: prospective before and after study.

Effect of a flow chart on use of blood transfusions in primary total hip and knee replacement: prospective before and after study. PROBLEM: A suspected high proportion of unnecessary blood transfusions occur in patients undergoing total joint replacement. DESIGN: Prospective before and after study evaluating the impact of a one page flow chart aimed at reducing the use of blood transfusions. SETTING: Orthopaedic tertiary care centre in Winterthur, Switzerland. 208 patients underwent primary (...) total joint replacement of hips or knees during the control period (October 1998 to September 1999) and 217 during the intervention period (October 1999 to September 2000). KEY MEASURES FOR IMPROVEMENT: Proportion of patients receiving allogeneic blood transfusions. STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE: A simple one page flow chart, which summarised graphically the perioperative decision pathways for anaemic patients, was placed in all charts of patients undergoing total joint replacement and handed out to medical

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116. Does a pre-operative exercise programme improve mobility and function post-total knee replacement: a mini-review

Does a pre-operative exercise programme improve mobility and function post-total knee replacement: a mini-review Does a pre-operative exercise programme improve mobility and function post-total knee replacement: a mini-review Does a pre-operative exercise programme improve mobility and function post-total knee replacement: a mini-review Lucas B CRD summary This review assessed the efficacy of pre-operative exercises on post-operative mobility and function in adults undergoing total knee (...) replacement. The author concluded that there was no evidence to support the efficacy of such exercises and further research is required. However, the reliability of the conclusion is uncertain given concerns about the literature searches and the poor reporting of review methods. Authors' objectives To assess the effects of pre-operative exercise on the mobility and function of patients following total knee replacement (TKR). Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE and PEDro were searched from inception

DARE.2004

117. Effect of a flow chart on use of blood transfusions in primary total hip and knee replacement: prospective before and after study

Effect of a flow chart on use of blood transfusions in primary total hip and knee replacement: prospective before and after study Effect of a flow chart on use of blood transfusions in primary total hip and knee replacement: prospective before and after study Effect of a flow chart on use of blood transfusions in primary total hip and knee replacement: prospective before and after study Muller U, Exadaktylos A, Roeder C, Pisan M, Eggli S, Juni P Record Status This is a critical abstract (...) of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The health intervention examined in the study was a flow chart on use of blood transfusion for patients undergoing primary total hip and knee replacement. A team of physicians and nurses developed an algorithm aimed at reducing

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2004

118. Total knee replacement

Total knee replacement Total knee replacement Total knee replacement Kane RL, Saleh KJ, Wilt TJ, Bershadsky B, Cross WW III, MacDonald RM, Rutks I 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 Kane RL, Saleh KJ, Wilt TJ, Bershadsky B, Cross WW III, MacDonald RM, Rutks I. Total knee replacement. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research (...) and Quality (AHRQ). Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 86. 2003 Authors' objectives A systematic review of the literature was undertaken to address the following questions: - What are the current indications for, and outcomes from, primary total knee replacement? - How do specific characteristics of the patient, material and design of the prosthesis, and surgical factors, affect the short-term and long-term outcomes of primary total knee replacement? - Are there important perioperative

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2003

119. Low-molecular-weight heparin therapy for patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery: cost and outcomes

Low-molecular-weight heparin therapy for patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery: cost and outcomes Low-molecular-weight heparin therapy for patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery: cost and outcomes Low-molecular-weight heparin therapy for patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery: cost and outcomes Allen L R, Bonck M J, Lofgren K L, Mayo K W, Mozaffari E Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion (...) on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study compared a formulary interchange of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) products for prophylactic therapy in patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. The products compared were enoxaparin (Lovenox, Aventis) and dalteparin (Fragmin, Pharmacia). Type

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2003

120. The St. Leger total knee replacement: a false economy

The St. Leger total knee replacement: a false economy The St. Leger total knee replacement: a false economy The St. Leger total knee replacement: a false economy Westwood M J, White S P, Bannister G C Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions (...) drawn. Health technology The St. Leger total knee replacement (TKR) was compared with the Kinemax Plus TKR for patients with osteoarthritis. The St. Leger TKR is a posterior cruciate retaining total condylar knee replacement. Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population The study population comprised patients with osteoarthritis who had undergone TKRs. Setting The setting was tertiary care (a teaching hospital). The economic study was carried out

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2003