Nizar N Mahomed

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rates and outcomes of primary and revision total hip replacement in the United States medicare population
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Toronto Western Hospital, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:27-32. 2003
  2. pmc Improving the postmarket surveillance of total joint arthroplasty devices
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst St, ECW 1 002, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8 Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research Program, Department of Health Administration, University of Toronto, Canada
    Open Rheumatol J 2:7-12. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Patients' gender affected physicians' clinical decisions when presented with standardized patients but not for matching paper patients
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:527-41. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between self-reported and performance-based tests in a hip and knee joint replacement population
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Health Network Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 28:253-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Asian ethnicity and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the osteoarthritic total knee arthroplasty population
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 25:416-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between body habitus and joint leptin levels in a knee osteoarthritis population
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 1 439, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Orthop Res 28:329-33. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the incidence of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis following total knee arthroplasty
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:2298-301. 2009
  9. pmc The relation between body mass index and waist-hip ratio in knee osteoarthritis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Health Network and the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:151-4. 2010
  10. pmc Quantifying the pain experience in hip and knee osteoarthritis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 15:224-8. 2010

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Rates and outcomes of primary and revision total hip replacement in the United States medicare population
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Toronto Western Hospital, ON, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:27-32. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the rates and immediate postoperative outcomes of primary and revision total hip replacement in persons sixty-five years of age and older residing in the United States...
  2. pmc Improving the postmarket surveillance of total joint arthroplasty devices
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst St, ECW 1 002, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8 Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research Program, Department of Health Administration, University of Toronto, Canada
    Open Rheumatol J 2:7-12. 2008
    ..To evaluate the FDA's approval process and postmarket surveillance strategies for THR devices...
  3. doi request reprint Patients' gender affected physicians' clinical decisions when presented with standardized patients but not for matching paper patients
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:527-41. 2009
    ..To compare physicians' treatment and referral decisions for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for standardized patients with matching paper patients...
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between self-reported and performance-based tests in a hip and knee joint replacement population
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Health Network Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 28:253-7. 2009
    ..004) and preoperative TUG scores (p < 0.0001). Given low-to-moderate relationship between self-reported and performance-based tools, both tests are needed to assess the true level of patient disability...
  5. doi request reprint Asian ethnicity and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the osteoarthritic total knee arthroplasty population
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 25:416-9. 2010
    ..1-3.8; P = .03) times greater odds of MS as compared with those of other ethnicity. Metabolic syndrome is a risk factor for OA, and Asians demonstrate a greater prevalence of MS as compared with whites and blacks in this population...
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between body habitus and joint leptin levels in a knee osteoarthritis population
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 1 439, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Orthop Res 28:329-33. 2010
    ..05). WC may be a more accurate measure of body habitus than BMI in the relationship between the metabolic effects of adipose tissue and OA...
  8. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the incidence of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis following total knee arthroplasty
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:2298-301. 2009
    ..We asked if patients with metabolic syndrome undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) have an increased risk for symptomatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) at 3 months followup...
  9. pmc The relation between body mass index and waist-hip ratio in knee osteoarthritis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Health Network and the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:151-4. 2010
    ..Our intent was to examine the relation between waist-hip ratio (WHR) and body mass index (BMI) as a measurement of body habitus in patients with end-stage knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  10. pmc Quantifying the pain experience in hip and knee osteoarthritis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 15:224-8. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the impact that mental health symptoms and catastrophizing had on these scales was investigated...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of patients' gender on informed decision making regarding total knee arthroplasty
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1281-90. 2013
    ..To investigate the effect of patient gender on patient-physician communication in the process of recommendation for total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  12. doi request reprint The synovial fluid adiponectin-leptin ratio predicts pain with knee osteoarthritis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 1 439, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 29:1223-8. 2010
    ..03) but not the WOMAC pain scale (p=0.77). A greater A/L ratio was associated with less pain with severe knee OA and this metabolic pathway may represent a target for novel therapeutics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and patient's perception of risk in joint replacement surgery
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 35:1664-7. 2008
    ..Despite much evidence showing racial disparities in the use of surgical procedures, it is unknown whether ethnicity affects perception of surgical risk...
  14. pmc Waiting for hip revision surgery: the impact on patient disability
    Aileen M Davis
    Outcomes and Population Health, Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:92-6. 2008
    ..Additionally, the number of patients requiring revision of their initial TJA is increasing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the wait times and impact of waiting for revision TJA...
  15. doi request reprint Variability in physician opinions about the indications for knee arthroplasty
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G1X8, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:569-575.e1. 2011
    ..49). Although surgeons and referring physicians vary in their opinion, half of the variability could be attributed to individual physician inconsistency...
  16. doi request reprint Antibiotic bone cement and the incidence of deep infection after total knee arthroplasty
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 24:1015-8. 2009
    ..84). Antibiotic-laden bone cement did not reduce the incidence of deep infection following primary total knee arthroplasty at 1-year follow-up...
  17. doi request reprint Greater perceived helplessness in osteoarthritis predicts outcome of joint replacement surgery
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:1507-11. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint BMI independently predicts younger age at hip and knee replacement
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2362-6. 2010
    ..05). Our study indicates that obese patients, especially those with a BMI ≥ 35 kg/m(2), presented for and underwent joint replacement surgery at a younger age as compared to nonobese patients...
  19. pmc Effect of sex and living arrangement on the timing and outcome of joint replacement surgery
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 53:37-41. 2010
    ..We investigated the impact living status (alone or with another person) and sex on the timing and outcomes of hip and knee replacement surgery...
  20. pmc A single group follow-up study of non-surgical patients seen by physiotherapists working in expanded roles in orthopaedic departments: recall of recommendations, change in exercise and self-efficacy
    Crystal MacKay
    Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research and Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 5:669. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Meta-analysis and systematic review of clinical outcomes comparing mobile bearing and fixed bearing total knee arthroplasty
    Holly Smith
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:1205-13. 2011
    ..902, and P = .426 respectively). Similarly, the pooled data for ROM showed no difference between groups (P = .265). The results of this study found no significant differences between clinical outcomes of MB and FB TKA...
  22. doi request reprint Microarray analysis of the infrapatellar fat pad in knee osteoarthritis: relationship with joint inflammation
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Toronto Western Hospital, East Wing 1 439, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:1966-72. 2011
    ..To examine differences in genes involved in fat metabolism, energy homeostasis, adipogenesis, and inflammation between endstage and early-stage knee osteoarthritis (OA) infrapatellar fat pads (IFP)...
  23. doi request reprint Obesity-related adipokines predict patient-reported shoulder pain
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Obes Facts 6:536-41. 2013
    ..To date, there has been no work examining a potential association between the presence of adipokines in the shoulder and patient-reported outcomes. This study undertakes an investigation assessing these potential links...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of arthroplasty trial publications after registration in ClinicalTrials.gov
    Holly N Smith
    Toronto Western Hospital EW 1 433, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 27:1283-8. 2012
    ..Registration of arthroplasty trials in CTG does not consistently result in publication or disclosure of results. In addition, changes are frequently made to the final presentation of the data that are not reflected in the trial registry...
  25. pmc Comparison of published orthopaedic trauma trials following registration in Clinicaltrials.gov
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Toronto Western Hospital EW 1 439, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:278. 2011
    ..Our primary objective was to determine publication rates for orthopaedic trauma trials registered with ClinicalTrials.gov. We further evaluated methodological consistency between registration and publication...
  26. doi request reprint High-flexion implants in primary total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada
    Knee 16:14-7. 2009
    ..We asked whether a high-flexion design implant improves patient functional outcomes or range of motion (ROM) after primary knee arthroplasty...
  27. doi request reprint Predicting the longer-term outcomes of total hip replacement
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:2573-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the patient-level predictors (age, sex, body mass index, mental health, and comorbidity) for a sustained functional outcome at a minimum 1 year of followup after total hip replacement (THR)...
  28. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the functional outcomes of hip and knee arthroplasty
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:1917-22. 2010
    ..We investigated the influence of risk factors of metabolic syndrome (MetS) on patient function before and after hip and knee replacement surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of total knee replacement in the United States Medicare population
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1222-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the rates of primary and revision total knee replacement and selected outcomes in persons older than sixty-five years of age in the United States...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the relationship between obesity and joint pain and function in a joint arthroplasty population
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Rheumatol 35:1874-7. 2008
    ..We investigated the influence of obesity on joint pain and function in Asians as compared to Caucasians with degenerative hip and knee arthritis...
  31. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes and cost-utility after surgical treatment of focal lumbar spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee-part 1: long-term change in health-related quality of life
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8 Arthritis Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Spinal Program, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Spine J 14:234-43. 2014
    ..Although several studies have demonstrated comparable outcomes with THA/TKA after surgical intervention for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), the sustainability of the outcome after LSS surgery compared with THA/TKA remains uncertain...
  32. pmc Tranexamic acid and the reduction of blood loss in total knee and hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St, 1 439 East Wing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 6:184. 2013
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  33. doi request reprint A pilot study of computed tomography-detected asymptomatic pulmonary filling defects after hip and knee arthroplasties
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 27:730-5. 2012
    ..Our study demonstrates a high rate of abnormal MDCT early after lower extremity arthroplasty, the clinical importance of which may be benign...
  34. doi request reprint Inpatient compared with home-based rehabilitation following primary unilateral total hip or knee replacement: a randomized controlled trial
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 1 435, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1673-80. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness and cost of care of home-based compared with inpatient rehabilitation following primary total hip or knee joint replacement...
  35. doi request reprint Topical application of tranexamic acid reduces postoperative blood loss in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jean Wong
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 2MC 434, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2503-13. 2010
    ..The objective of the present trial was to assess the efficacy and safety of the topical application of tranexamic acid on postoperative blood loss in patients undergoing primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty with cement...
  36. doi request reprint Hydroxyapatite coated femoral stems in primary total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 24:38-42. 2009
    ..072 (95% CI: -0.062 to 0.206), P = .293. The results of this study demonstrate that there are no clinical benefits in the use of HA/porous coating over porous coating alone in primary hip arthroplasty...
  37. doi request reprint Predicting patient dissatisfaction following joint replacement surgery
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 35:2415-8. 2008
    ..The incidence of patient-reported dissatisfaction following total joint arthroplasty can be up to 30%. Our aim was to identify the preoperative patient-level predictors of patient dissatisfaction 1 year after surgery...
  38. doi request reprint Complications after minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty as compared with traditional incision techniques: a meta-analysis
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:29-35. 2011
    ..05) and 0.79 (95% confidence interval, 0.34-1.82; P = .58), respectively. The standard difference in means for Knee Society scores was no different between groups. Minimally invasive knee surgery should be approached with caution...
  39. doi request reprint In the eye of the beholder: preferences of patients, family physicians, and surgeons for lumbar spinal surgery
    S Samuel Bederman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:108-15. 2010
    ..Survey to all orthopedic and neurosurgeons, a random sample of family physicians (FPs) and patients in Ontario, Canada...
  40. pmc Functional outcome of total knee arthroplasty after high tibial osteotomy
    Bob Karabatsos
    Department of Surgery, Toronto East General Hospital, University of Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 45:116-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the functional outcome for patients who undergo total knee arthroplasty (TKA) after high tibial osteotomy (HTO)...
  41. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes and cost-utility following surgical treatment of focal lumbar spinal stenosis compared with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: part 2-estimated lifetime incremental cost-utility ratios
    Y Raja Rampersaud
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst St East Wing, 1 441, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8 Electronic address
    Spine J 14:244-54. 2014
    ..In particular, the sustainability of the outcome and cost-effectiveness following lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) surgery compared with THA/TKA remain uncertain...
  42. pmc Measuring expectations in orthopaedic surgery: a systematic review
    Michael G Zywiel
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:3446-56. 2013
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  43. pmc Surgery or consultation: a population-based cohort study of use of orthopaedic surgeon services
    Elizabeth M Badley
    The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Division of Health Care and Outcomes Research, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e65560. 2013
    ..This population-based cohort study has the objective to understand the sociodemographic characteristics and health conditions of patients who do not receive surgery within 18 months following an ambulatory visit to an orthopaedic surgeon...
  44. doi request reprint Incorrect use of the student t test in randomized trials of bilateral hip and knee arthroplasty patients
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:811-6. 2011
    ..The extent to which the incorrect use of this statistical test led to misleading conclusions is uncertain; however, our findings highlight the misuse of statistical tests in the arthroplasty literature...
  45. pmc The effect of patients' sex on physicians' recommendations for total knee arthroplasty
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 178:681-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine whether patients' sex affects physicians' decisions to refer a patient for, or to perform, total knee arthroplasty...
  46. pmc Provider volumes and early outcomes of primary total joint replacement in Ontario
    J Michael Paterson
    The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:175-83. 2010
    ..Given the recent increase in TJR, changing patient characteristics and small sizes of previous Ontario studies, we reassessed whether adverse outcomes of TJR are related to hospital and surgeon procedure volumes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Expectations of recovery from revision knee replacement
    Viji Venkataramanan
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, 550 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2A2
    Arthritis Rheum 55:314-21. 2006
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  48. doi request reprint Inflammatory predictors of ongoing pain 2 years following knee replacement surgery
    Rajiv Gandhi
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto ON, Canada
    Knee 20:316-8. 2013
    ..The prevalence of unrelieved pain following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is substantial...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of early and delayed fixation of subcapital hip fractures in patients sixty years of age or less
    Rina Jain
    University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1605-12. 2002
    ..The purposes of this study were (1) to investigate the functional outcomes of subcapital hip fractures in patients sixty years old or younger and (2) to compare the rates of avascular necrosis after early and delayed fracture fixation...
  50. ncbi request reprint The importance of patient expectations in predicting functional outcomes after total joint arthroplasty
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rheumatol 29:1273-9. 2002
    ..Multivariate regression models were used to evaluate the impact of expectations on outcomes...
  51. doi request reprint Rehabilitation services following total joint replacement: a qualitative analysis of key processes and structures to decrease length of stay and increase surgical volumes in Ontario, Canada
    Carol Fancott
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:724-30. 2010
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  52. pmc The role of surgeon volume on patient outcome in total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review of the literature
    Rick L Lau
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, 76 Stuart St, Nickle 3, Rm 9 309, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:250. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Lumbar paravertebral nerve block in the management of pain after total hip and knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Earl R Bogoch
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 17:398-401. 2002
    ..Paravertebral nerve block of the lumbar plexus is an invasive procedure with some risk. Considering the added risk and minimal benefits, routine use of this procedure is not supported...
  54. ncbi request reprint Incidence rates of dislocation, pulmonary embolism, and deep infection during the first six months after elective total hip replacement
    Charlotte B Phillips
    Robert Breck Brigham Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:20-6. 2003
    ..As a result, a greater proportion of complications occurs following discharge. Data on the incidence trends of major complications of total hip replacement would facilitate recognition and management of these adverse events...
  55. ncbi request reprint Early failures of total hip replacement: effect of surgeon volume
    Elena Losina
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health and Robert B Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Clinical Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1338-43. 2004
    ..To determine whether provider volume is associated with early failures following total hip replacement (THR) requiring revision...
  56. ncbi request reprint Neighborhoods matter: use of hospitals with worse outcomes following total knee replacement by patients from vulnerable populations
    Elena Losina
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:182-7. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Bilateral total knee replacement: staging and pulmonary embolism
    Jane Barrett
    Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, 46 Centerra Parkway, Evergreen Building, Suite 300, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2146-51. 2006
    ..A greater risk of pulmonary embolism after simultaneous total knee replacement has been reported by some authors, but little national data are available...
  58. ncbi request reprint Survival following total hip replacement
    Jane Barrett
    Department of Medicine, Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Evergreen Building, Suite 300, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1965-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of our investigation was to assess whether the association had the characteristics of a causal relationship or whether it might appear to be due to comorbidity or other factors...
  59. ncbi request reprint Association between hospital and surgeon procedure volume and the outcomes of total knee replacement
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1909-16. 2004
    ..The relationship between hospital and surgeon volume and perioperative outcomes following total knee replacement has received little study...
  60. ncbi request reprint The moving target: a qualitative study of elderly patients' decision-making regarding total joint replacement surgery
    Jocalyn P Clark
    BMJ Publishing Group, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1366-74. 2004
    ..Yet, research has suggested that many patients with arthritis are unwilling to consider total joint replacement surgery. We sought to understand these patients' unwillingness by exploring the nature of their decision-making processes...
  61. ncbi request reprint Association of hospital and surgeon volume of total hip replacement with functional status and satisfaction three years following surgery
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, B 3, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:560-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether hospital volume and surgeon volume of total hip replacements (THRs) are associated with patient-reported functional status and satisfaction with surgery 3 years postoperatively...
  62. ncbi request reprint Association of hospital and surgeon procedure volume with patient-centered outcomes of total knee replacement in a population-based cohort of patients age 65 years and older
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:568-74. 2007
    ..To study the association between procedure volume and patient-centered outcomes such as functional status...