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Total hip artroplastia

C E Pinzón-Florez, K M Vélez Cañas, D M Díaz Quijano
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: Tranexamic acid (TXA) is an antifibrinolytic drug used to reduce bleeding in mortality risk situations such as trauma. Our objective was to conduct a systematic literature review to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of TXA in reducing bleeding in hip arthroplasty. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of primary studies similar to controlled trials was performed. Literature was searched in MEDLINE, Embase, Cochrane, LILACS, SciELO and Google Scholar...
May 2015: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
V Serra-Sutton, A Allepuz, O Martínez, M Espallargues
AIMS: To assess the health related quality of life (HRQOL) and associated factors of patients before, and one year after, total knee (TKA) and hip (THA) arthroplasty. METHODS: A quasi-experimental prospective study conducted in hospitals with different levels of complexity and volume in Catalonia, and on patients with an indication of a TKA or THA. Demographic and psychosocial variables were recorded, and the SF-36 and WOMAC, and a question on perception of change after surgery were administered to patients by telephone interview...
July 2013: Revista Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología
A Allepuz, V Serra-Sutton, O Martínez, C Tebé, J Nardi, F Portabella, M Espallargues
OBJECTIVE: The aim is to present the functioning and results of the Catalan Arthroplasty Registry (RACat). MATERIAL AND METHOD: The RACat arose by the initiative of the Catalan Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, the Catalan Health Service (CHS) and the Catalan Agency for Health Information Assessment and Quality. Publicly funded hospitals sent information through the Internet (CHS Applications website) on knee and hip arthroplasties: patient identification, hospital, joint (hip/knee), type (primary/revision), side of operation, date of surgery and prosthesis (manufacturer's name and reference number)...
January 2013: Revista Española de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología
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