This prospective cohort study analyzed the role and use of tranexamic acid (ATX) in control of bleeding in patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty. The observation was based on administration of a single dose of venous tranexamic acid 20 mg per kg of weight of patients after anesthetic induction.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficiency of knee physical examination routinely used in orthopedic clinical practice for the diagnose of meniscal injuries. This study was based on a review of medical records of patients submitted to knee arthroscopy to treatment meniscal lesions clinically diagnosed in the Gaffrèe & Guinle University Hospital.
A Lumbar spinal stenosis is characterized by a central or transforaminal ways of compression which results in pain and compressive functional progressive loss. Studies show that the best form of treatment for this condition is a surgical decompression that has lately been associated with endoscopy video.
Twenty patients with lombar disc hernia and indication of surgical treatment were randomly allocated into two groups. The first group received 150 mg of pregabalin one hour before the anesthetic indication, the second group received conventional treatment without pregabalin.
Postoperative nerve root injury with dysesthesia is the most frequent sequela following lumbar endoscopic transforaminal discectomy. At times, it may be accompanied by transient and rarely by permanent motor weakness.
Surgical site infection (SSI) is a devastating complication of any surgery with negative impact on health care system worldwide. SSIs after orthopedic procedures have a wide range of effect on mortality and morbidity involving loss of implants and extension to bone and joint.
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