Robert Bourne

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Arthroplasty options for the young patient: Oxinium on cross-linked polyethylene
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 441:159-67. 2005
  2. ncbi The Harris Design-2 total hip replacement fixed with so-called second-generation cementing techniques. A ten to fifteen-year follow-up
    R B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 80:1775-80. 1998
  3. pmc Comparing patient outcomes after THA and TKA: is there a difference?
    Robert B Bourne
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON, N6A 5A5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:542-6. 2010
  4. ncbi Influence of patient factors on TKA outcomes at 5 to 11 years followup
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 464:27-31. 2007
  5. pmc Patient satisfaction after total knee arthroplasty: who is satisfied and who is not?
    Robert B Bourne
    University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:57-63. 2010
  6. ncbi An AOA critical issue. The outcome of the outcomes movement
    Robert B Bourne
    Canadian Orthopaedic Association and the American Orthopaedic Association in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:633-40. 2004
  7. ncbi Role of obesity on the risk for total hip or knee arthroplasty
    Robert Bourne
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:185-8. 2007
  8. doi Cemented versus cementless stems: a verdict is in
    Robert B Bourne
    Adult Reconstructive Unit, University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Orthopedics 33:638. 2010
  9. pmc Measuring tools for functional outcomes in total knee arthroplasty
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, University Campus, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2634-8. 2008
  10. pmc The Southwestern Ontario Joint Replacement Pilot Project: electronic point-of-care data collection. Southwestern Ontario Study Group
    R B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can J Surg 44:199-202. 2001

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi Arthroplasty options for the young patient: Oxinium on cross-linked polyethylene
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 441:159-67. 2005
    ..5/million cycles versus 38.4 mm/million). Against cross-linked polyethylene, a damaged Oxinium femoral head had minimal wear (1.5 mm cubed per Mc)...
  2. ncbi The Harris Design-2 total hip replacement fixed with so-called second-generation cementing techniques. A ten to fifteen-year follow-up
    R B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 80:1775-80. 1998
    ..At a mean of twelve years, 186 (97 percent) of 191 Harris Design-2 implants were in situ or had been in situ at the time of the patient's death...
  3. pmc Comparing patient outcomes after THA and TKA: is there a difference?
    Robert B Bourne
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON, N6A 5A5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:542-6. 2010
    ..Our data suggest primary THA offers superior short-term outcomes when compared with primary TKA...
  4. ncbi Influence of patient factors on TKA outcomes at 5 to 11 years followup
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 464:27-31. 2007
    ..Diagnosis and obesity made no difference in postoperative increases. However, less improvement occurred in health-related quality-of-life outcomes scores with advancing age...
  5. pmc Patient satisfaction after total knee arthroplasty: who is satisfied and who is not?
    Robert B Bourne
    University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:57-63. 2010
    ..7x greater risk), a low 1-year WOMAC (2.5x greater risk), preoperative pain at rest (2.4x greater risk) and a postoperative complication requiring hospital readmission (1.9x greater risk)...
  6. ncbi An AOA critical issue. The outcome of the outcomes movement
    Robert B Bourne
    Canadian Orthopaedic Association and the American Orthopaedic Association in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:633-40. 2004
  7. ncbi Role of obesity on the risk for total hip or knee arthroplasty
    Robert Bourne
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:185-8. 2007
    ..9 kg/m2); and 32.73- (TKA) and 8.56-fold (THA) higher for people in obese Class III group (body mass index > 40 kg/m2). Thus, our data support an association between obesity and subsequent THA and TKA...
  8. doi Cemented versus cementless stems: a verdict is in
    Robert B Bourne
    Adult Reconstructive Unit, University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Orthopedics 33:638. 2010
    ..Although this study has demonstrated the superiority of the cementless THR over its cemented counterpart, care must be taken in generalizing these results to other cemented and cementless THRs...
  9. pmc Measuring tools for functional outcomes in total knee arthroplasty
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, University Campus, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2634-8. 2008
    ..This analysis documents total knee arthroplasty is a highly efficacious procedure that competes favorably with all medical and surgical interventions...
  10. pmc The Southwestern Ontario Joint Replacement Pilot Project: electronic point-of-care data collection. Southwestern Ontario Study Group
    R B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can J Surg 44:199-202. 2001
    ..To pilot a provincial joint replacement registry using electronic point-of-care data collection...
  11. ncbi Willingness to go through surgery again validated the WOMAC clinically important difference from THR/TKR surgery
    Bert M Chesworth
    School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, 1201 Western Road, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:907-18. 2008
    ..The objective was to determine the clinically important difference (CID) from primary total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries using the Western Ontario McMaster University (WOMAC) osteoarthritis index...
  12. ncbi Comparison of total hip arthroplasty performed with and without cement : a randomized trial
    Andreas Laupacis
    Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1823-8. 2002
    ..This study was designed to compare the fixation of a Mallory-Head total hip prosthesis with and without cement...
  13. ncbi The mid-term results of a dual offset uncemented stem for total hip arthroplasty
    Tony Danesh-Clough
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada North Shore Hospital, Waitemata DHB, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Arthroplasty 22:195-203. 2007
    ..3% of patients and were managed at the time with wiring, with no effect on outcome. Minor osteolysis was seen proximally in 10% of patients, but no osteolysis was seen distal to the porous coating...
  14. pmc Does bearing design influence midterm survivorship of unicompartmental arthroplasty?
    John Paul Whittaker
    University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:73-81. 2010
    ..93-0.9979) for the mobile- and fixed-bearing designs respectively using the endpoint of revision surgery. We observed no differences in the indications or complexity of revision surgery between the groups and none in midterm survivorship...
  15. ncbi A randomized controlled trial comparing "high-flex" vs "standard" posterior cruciate substituting polyethylene tibial inserts in total knee arthroplasty
    Richard W McCalden
    London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 24:33-8. 2009
    ..Long-term evaluation will be required to comment on differences in polyethylene wear and implant longevity...
  16. ncbi Zirconia femoral head fractures: a clinical and retrieval analysis
    John L Masonis
    London Health Sciences Center, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 19:898-905. 2004
    ..Monoclinic phase transformation following implantation remains a potential mechanism of ceramic head failure. We recommend that patients with recalled zirconia heads be advised of a potential fracture risk...
  17. pmc No difference in gender-specific hip replacement outcomes
    Timothy Kostamo
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:135-40. 2009
    ..Current implant systems were sufficiently versatile to address the different size and offset needs of male and female patients. These data suggest there is no apparent need for a gender-designed THA system...
  18. doi Local infiltration analgesia
    Sugantha Ganapathy
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Western Ontario, B3213, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario N6A 5A5, Canada
    Anesthesiol Clin 29:329-42. 2011
    ..This article discusses the role and evidence for wound infiltration analgesia in general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, and thoracic surgery...
  19. pmc Health-related quality of life and mobility of patients awaiting elective total hip arthroplasty: a prospective study
    Jeffrey L Mahon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    CMAJ 167:1115-21. 2002
    ..These issues have not been examined from the time of referral for surgery. Our primary objective was to test whether a longer wait was associated with poorer postoperative HRQOL...
  20. doi Tibial tubercle osteotomy in total knee arthroplasty surgery
    Claire F Young
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 23:371-5. 2008
    ..Mean time for osteotomy union was 14 weeks. In this series, TTO performed to enhance surgical exposure did not adversely affect the outcome after total knee arthroplasty but resulted in serious complications in 5% of patients...
  21. pmc The John Insall Award: gender-specific total knee replacement: prospectively collected clinical outcomes
    Steven J MacDonald
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario and London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2612-6. 2008
    ..The data refute the hypothesis of inferior clinical outcome for women following total knee arthroplasty when using standard components...
  22. pmc Proximally versus fully porous-coated femoral stems: a multicenter randomized trial
    Steven J MacDonald
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON, N6A 5A5, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:424-32. 2010
    ..Both fully and proximally coated stems performed well, with no clinical differences at 2 years' followup, except in bone mineral density evaluations...
  23. doi Wear rate of highly cross-linked polyethylene in total hip arthroplasty. A randomized controlled trial
    Richard W McCalden
    University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:773-82. 2009
    ....
  24. pmc Ten-year results of an inset biconvex patella prosthesis in primary knee arthroplasty
    Sani Erak
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1781-92. 2009
    ..8%. No factor examined was associated with anterior knee pain. Survivorship and clinical and radiographic results are equivalent, but not clearly superior, to those reported for other forms of patella resurfacing...
  25. pmc The role of polyethylene design on postoperative TKA flexion: an analysis of 1534 cases
    Richard W McCalden
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:108-14. 2010
    ..Controlling for implant design, patients with high flexion preoperatively (>120 degrees) were more likely to gain flexion with the HF-PS design implant (HF-PS = 32.0%; PS = 15.1%; CR = 4.5%)...
  26. ncbi Radiographic methods for the assessment of polyethylene wear after total hip arthroplasty
    Richard W McCalden
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2323-34. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi A quantitative analysis of bone support comparing cementless tapered and distal fixation total hip replacements
    James L Howard
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre University Campus, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 19:266-73. 2004
    ..The tapered stem features proximal, cancellous bone contact and a 3-point fixation pattern. The cylindrical distal fixation stem demonstrates cortical support in the distal aspect of the stem...
  28. ncbi Porous coated femoral fixation: the long and short of it!
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Orthopedics 26:911-2. 2003
    ..In addition, the use of cementless tapered stems simplifies the surgical procedure to ream, broach, trial, and insert...
  29. pmc Are patients satisfied with a web-based followup after total joint arthroplasty?
    Jacquelyn Marsh
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, 1201 Western Road, London, ON, N6G 1H1, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1972-81. 2014
    ..Satisfaction with the care received is becoming an increasingly important metric, and we do not know to what degree patients are satisfied with an approach to followup that does not involve an in-person visit with their surgeons...
  30. ncbi Soft-tissue balancing of the hip: the role of femoral offset restoration
    Mark N Charles
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, London, Ontario, Canada
    Instr Course Lect 54:131-41. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi Revision total hip arthroplasty with use of a cemented femoral component. Results at a mean of ten years
    Christopher M Haydon
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre University Campus, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1179-85. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the long-term survival after revision of the femoral component with cement and to identify factors that were predictive of failure...
  32. ncbi The revision hip. Cemented stem revision: less we forget!
    Cecil H Rorabeck
    Division of Orthopedics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Orthopedics 26:933-4. 2003
  33. ncbi Cost effectiveness of revision total knee arthroplasty
    Alexander W R Burns
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 446:29-33. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Prognostic study, level II-1 (prospective study). See Guidelines for Authors for complete description of levels of evidence...
  34. ncbi Validation of two and three-dimensional radiographic techniques for measuring polyethylene wear after total hip arthroplasty
    Andrew J Hui
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre University Campus, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:505-11. 2003
    ..We are not aware of any published study examining the accuracy of these in vivo methods. Our objective was to validate two radiographic techniques by comparing their results with those obtained directly from retrieved specimens...
  35. ncbi The role of rotating platform total knee replacements: design considerations, kinematics, and clinical results
    Robert B Bourne
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Knee Surg 15:247-53. 2002
  36. doi The cemented inset biconvex patella in revision knee arthroplasty
    Sani Erak
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    Knee 16:211-5. 2009
    ..We conclude that the cemented biconvex inset patellar component can give satisfactory results in revision of patellar components if avascular necrosis does not occur...
  37. ncbi Soft tissue balancing: the hip
    Robert B Bourne
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 17:17-22. 2002
    ..Preoperative templating, intraoperative leg-length offset measurements, and the availability of high-offset femoral necks can improve the restoration of offset in 90% of patients...
  38. ncbi Midterm comparison of posterior cruciate-retaining versus -substituting total knee arthroplasty using the Genesis II prosthesis. A multicenter prospective randomized clinical trial
    Kengo Harato
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Knee 15:217-21. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi Isolated liner exchange in revision total hip arthroplasty: clinical results using the direct lateral surgical approach
    Jeremy J O'Brien
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Center, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 19:414-23. 2004
    ..Dislocation rates with revision may be reduced using a surgical approach that preserves an adequate capsular layer for closure in liner exchange surgery...
  40. ncbi The twenty to twenty-five-year outcomes of the Harris design-2 matte-finished cemented total hip replacement. A concise follow-up of a previous report
    Michael Skutek
    London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario N6A 5A5, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:814-8. 2007
    ..LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Therapeutic Level IV. See Instructions to Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  41. ncbi Preoperative evaluations in revision total knee arthroplasty
    Jonathan Bare
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 446:40-4. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Prognostic study, level II-1 (retrospective study). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  42. ncbi Indications for patellar resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty
    R Stephen Burnett
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Instr Course Lect 53:167-86. 2004
    ..The decision to resurface the patella in TKA remains controversial, and the results of longer-term randomized controlled trials will improve understanding of this complex issue in the future...
  43. ncbi Medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty with the Miller-Galante prosthesis
    Douglas Naudie
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre University Campus, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1931-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to report on our longer-term experience with the Miller-Galante medial unicompartmental knee implant...
  44. ncbi Femoral neck fractures: when to fix and when to bail
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Orthopedics 28:955-7. 2005
  45. ncbi Resurfacing versus not resurfacing the patella in total knee arthroplasty: 8- to 10-year results
    David Mayman
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 18:541-5. 2003
    ..When satisfied and extremely satisfied patients were grouped together, there was no difference between the 2 groups...
  46. ncbi The dislocating hip: what to do, what to do
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 19:111-4. 2004
    ..This article discusses the results of various surgical interventions and presents a treatment algorithm...
  47. ncbi Surface analysis of posterior stabilized femoral components used in total knee arthroplasty
    Shannon K T Puloski
    The University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 18:822-6. 2003
    ..05). Of note, the articular surface of the stabilizing cam was uniformly rougher than the condylar surface in all implants and significantly rougher (P <.05) in 6 of the 9 components...
  48. ncbi Press-fit versus cemented all-polyethylene patellar component: midterm results
    Gonzalo G Valdivia
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Center, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 17:20-5. 2002
    ..These results suggest that at midterm follow-up, press-fit implantation of this all-polyethylene patellar component may improve tracking and represents a viable alternative to cement fixation...
  49. ncbi The impact of morbid obesity on patient outcomes after total knee arthroplasty
    Vaishnav Rajgopal
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 23:795-800. 2008
    ..05), they showed greater improvement in function compared with non-morbidly obese patients. Morbid obesity does not affect 1-year outcomes in patients who have had a total knee arthroplasty...
  50. ncbi Joint replacement recipients' post-surgery views about health information privacy and registry participation
    Amanda L Terry
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Health Policy 85:293-304. 2008
    ..Researchers and policy-makers should consider the impact of encounters with the health care system when seeking to understand patients' privacy concerns and willingness to participate in registries...
  51. ncbi Factors influencing range of motion after contemporary total knee arthroplasty
    Akihiro Kotani
    Adult Reconstructive Surgery, London Health Science Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 20:850-6. 2005
    ..Sex, age, body mass index, femoral component size, posterior cruciate ligament status, or fixed vs mobile bearing design did not correlate with knee range of motion 2 years postoperatively...
  52. doi Comparison of total hip arthroplasty performed with and without cement: a randomized trial. A concise follow-up, at twenty years, of previous reports
    Kristoff Corten
    London Health Sciences Centre, University Campus, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1335-8. 2011
    ..Radiographs showed evidence of mild stress-shielding around 95% of the cemented stems and 88% of the cementless stems; stress-shielding of grade 3 or greater was seen around the remaining 12% of the cementless stems...
  53. ncbi Antibiotic bone cement approval: fuss-in at the Feds!
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Orthopedics 25:913-4. 2002
  54. ncbi The dysplastic hip
    Cecil H Rorabeck
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Orthopedics 27:951-2. 2004
  55. ncbi Subtrochanteric shortening and derotational osteotomy in primary total hip arthroplasty for patients with severe hip dysplasia: 5-year follow-up
    John L Masonis
    London Health Sciences Center, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 18:68-73. 2003
    ..However, the complication rate in these patients is higher than primary hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis...
  56. pmc Resolving controversies in hip fracture care: the need for large collaborative trials in hip fractures
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 23:479-84. 2009
    ..This manuscript will describe the need, the information, the organization, and the accomplishments to date of the International Hip Fracture Research Collaborative...
  57. ncbi Efficacy of periarticular multimodal drug injection in total knee arthroplasty. A randomized trial
    Constant A Busch
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:959-63. 2006
    ..Good perioperative analgesia facilitates rehabilitation, improves patient satisfaction, and may reduce the hospital stay. We investigated the analgesic effect of locally injected drugs around a total knee prosthesis...
  58. ncbi Prophylactic use of antibiotic bone cement: an emerging standard--in the affirmative
    Robert B Bourne
    London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 19:69-72. 2004
    ..Allergic reactions, bacterial resistance, and cost represent barriers to the widespread use of antibiotic bone cement...
  59. ncbi Periprosthetic fractures of the tibia and patella in total knee arthroplasty
    R Stephen Burnett
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Instr Course Lect 53:217-35. 2004
    ..Several risk factors associated with both types of fractures have been identified, and addressing patient factors, surgical techniques, and implant designs that may contribute to increased risk is an important aspect of management...
  60. ncbi Development of an RSA calibration system with improved accuracy and precision
    Rongyi Cai
    Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5K8
    J Biomech 41:907-11. 2008
    ..This new cage can be used with any skeletal joints, in either static or kinematic examination, which is helpful for the standardization of the RSA application...
  61. ncbi Effect of cementless bowed stem distal surface contour and coronal slot on femoral bone strains and torsional stability
    Michael D Ries
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0728, USA
    J Arthroplasty 18:494-8. 2003
    ..Our data demonstrate that a long bowed cementless stem with a distal coronal slot and flutes is associated with decreased bone strains and fracture risk during stem insertion compared to a fully porous-coated stem...