E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Radiosynovectomy in haemophilia: Long-term results of 500 procedures performed in a 38-year period
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Thromb Res 134:985-90. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic BPTB graft reconstruction in ACL ruptures: 15-year results and survival
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Knee Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Knee 21:902-5. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint The knee in severe haemophilia with special emphasis on surgical/invasive procedures
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Thromb Res 134:545-51. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular injections of mesenchymal stem cells for knee osteoarthritis
    Emerito Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 43:E282-91. 2014
  5. pmc Prevention of the musculoskeletal complications of hemophilia
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    Adv Prev Med 2012:201271. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Is radiosynovectomy (RS) effective for joints damaged by haemophilia with articular degeneration in simple radiography (ADSR)?
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Thromb Res 133:875-9. 2014
  7. pmc Consecutive radiosynovectomy procedures at 6-monthly intervals behave independently in haemophilic synovitis
    Hortensia de la Corte-Rodriguez
    Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Transfus 11:254-9. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Special features of total knee replacement in hemophilia
    Emerito Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain and Autonomous University, School of Medicine, Madrid, Spain
    Expert Rev Hematol 6:637-42. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Pseudoaneurysms in haemophilia
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:461-4. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Haemophilic synovitis of the elbow: radiosynovectomy, open synovectomy or arthroscopic synovectomy?
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Thromb Res 132:15-8. 2013

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Radiosynovectomy in haemophilia: Long-term results of 500 procedures performed in a 38-year period
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Thromb Res 134:985-90. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic BPTB graft reconstruction in ACL ruptures: 15-year results and survival
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Knee Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Knee 21:902-5. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the 15-year results and survival of arthroscopic ACL reconstruction using the central-third patellar bone-tendon-bone (BPTB) autograft...
  3. ncbi request reprint The knee in severe haemophilia with special emphasis on surgical/invasive procedures
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Thromb Res 134:545-51. 2014
    ..The rate of potential complications following knee orthopaedic procedures, especially in patients with inhibitors, must not be underestimated. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular injections of mesenchymal stem cells for knee osteoarthritis
    Emerito Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 43:E282-91. 2014
    ..Larger randomized controlled trials are needed to support these preliminary encouraging results. The relatively short duration of the studies is also a limitation for the technique at present. ..
  5. pmc Prevention of the musculoskeletal complications of hemophilia
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    Adv Prev Med 2012:201271. 2012
    ..Major hemarthrosis and chronic hemophilic synovitis should be treated aggressively to prevent hemophilic arthropathy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is radiosynovectomy (RS) effective for joints damaged by haemophilia with articular degeneration in simple radiography (ADSR)?
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Thromb Res 133:875-9. 2014
    ..Radiosynovectomy (RS) is known to be effective in the treatment of chronic haemophiliac synovitis. Its effectiveness may, however, be different when the joint treated shows articular degeneration in simple radiography (ADSR)...
  7. pmc Consecutive radiosynovectomy procedures at 6-monthly intervals behave independently in haemophilic synovitis
    Hortensia de la Corte-Rodriguez
    Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Transfus 11:254-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the joints' response to each radiosynovectomy procedure behaved independently or not...
  8. ncbi request reprint Special features of total knee replacement in hemophilia
    Emerito Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain and Autonomous University, School of Medicine, Madrid, Spain
    Expert Rev Hematol 6:637-42. 2013
    ..It is preferable to use general anesthesia due to the risk of spinal bleeding. The lifespan of total knee replacement in hemophilic patients is shorter than in patients with osteoarthritis because of the increased risk of infection. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Pseudoaneurysms in haemophilia
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:461-4. 2013
    ..The advent of activated prothrombin complex concentrates and recombinant factor VIII (rFVIIa) has made invasive procedures possible in haemophilia patients with high-titre inhibitors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Haemophilic synovitis of the elbow: radiosynovectomy, open synovectomy or arthroscopic synovectomy?
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Thromb Res 132:15-8. 2013
    ..OS should be reserved for adults requiring radial head excision (due to a severe limitation of pronation-supination) and synovectomy in the same surgical session...
  11. pmc The treatment of patellar tendinopathy
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Orthop Traumatol 14:77-81. 2013
    ..The twenty-two articles addressing the treatment of PT with a higher level of evidence were selected...
  12. ncbi request reprint Regeneration of articular cartilage of the knee
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    Rheumatol Int 33:837-45. 2013
    ..Some biological methods such as scaffolds, MSCs, GF, M-SDCs, BMPs, and elastic-like polypeptide gels still need more research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Orthopedic surgery is possible in hemophilic patients with inhibitors
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:570-4. 2012
    ..However, the rate of potential complications must not be underestimated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid (viscosupplementation) in the haemophilic knee
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 23:580-3. 2012
    ..Further trials are required to ascertain whether viscosupplementation should be indicated in painful radiological haemophilic arthropathy of the knee...
  15. ncbi request reprint Differing approaches to diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal complications of haemophilia in resource-rich and resource-limited settings
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 23:575-9. 2012
    ..Treatments considered ideal in RRS should be the first therapeutic option if available. However, secondary treatment options that are less costly and therefore more readily available in RLS are perfectly valid and efficacious...
  16. ncbi request reprint Review article: Risk factors of infection following total knee arthroplasty
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 20:236-8. 2012
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  17. ncbi request reprint Orthopaedic problems about the ankle in hemophilia
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Foot Ankle Surg 51:772-6. 2012
    ..In every other case, we feel that the best therapy is prophylaxis and radiosynovectomy in order to avoid hemophilic synovitis and ankle arthropathy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preventing surgical site infection in haemophilia patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Autonomous University, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 23:477-81. 2012
    ..The rate of infection following primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the general population is 1% on average. However, in persons with haemophilia (PWH), the mean rate of infection following primary TKA is nearly 8%...
  19. ncbi request reprint Local fibrin glue and chitosan-based dressings in haemophilia surgery
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, and School of Medicine, Autonomous University, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 23:473-6. 2012
    ..To clarify the real value of fibrin glue and CBDs in surgery of haemophilia in specific situations new well designed prospective comparative studies should be carried out...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical wound healing in bleeding disorders
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital and School of Medicine, Autonomous University, Madrid, Spain
    Haemophilia 18:487-90. 2012
    ..However, many treaters would regard this recommendation at odds with (i.e. more aggressive than) current standards. Unfortunately no additional clinical evidence for this recommendation can be provided...
  21. ncbi request reprint An uncommon cause of elbow synovitis in an adult haemophilia patient
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 23:459-60. 2012
    ..As far as we know, this rare combination of problems (unresponsive synovitis, severe haemophilic arthropathy, spontaneous elbow fracture) has not been previously published in the literature...
  22. ncbi request reprint The treatment of cartilage defects in the knee joint: microfracture, mosaicplasty, and autologous chondrocyte implantation
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital of Madrid, and Autonomous University in Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 41:236-9. 2012
    ..Paramount for successful surgical cartilage repair is a stable knee with a well-aligned lower limb. There is insufficient evidence at present to say that ACI is cost-effective, compared with MF or MO...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cartilage damage in the haemophilic joints: pathophysiology, diagnosis and management
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 23:179-83. 2012
    ..Primary prophylaxis and radiosynovectomy are the best alternatives at our disposal to protect our patients against cartilage damage and arthropathy in haemophilic joints...
  24. pmc Knee instruments and rating scales designed to measure outcomes
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    J Orthop Traumatol 13:1-6. 2012
    ..The questionnaires are generally well accepted by the patients and open up new perspectives in the analysis of prognostic factors for optimal QoL of patients undergoing knee surgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Aspects of current management: orthopaedic surgery in haemophilia
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid and Autónoma University, Madrid, Spain
    Haemophilia 18:8-16. 2012
    ..However, it could be a good adjunct therapy, mainly when a surgical field potentially will bleed more than expected (i.e. patients with inhibitors), and also in some orthopaedic procedures (mainly the surgical removal of pseudotumours)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Joint protection in haemophilia
    E C Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain and School of Medicine, Autonomous University, Madrid, Spain
    Haemophilia 17:1-23. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Chronic ankle instability: diagnosis and treatment
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:211-9. 2012
    ..Chronic ankle instability (CAI) is a very common injury but still remains an area of debate...
  28. ncbi request reprint The role of physical medicine and rehabilitation in haemophiliac patients
    Hortensia de la Corte-Rodriguez
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:1-9. 2013
    ..Currently, children undergoing primary prophylaxis are quite close to this ideal situation. For these physical activities to be carried out, the safest possible situations must be sought...
  29. ncbi request reprint Controversies and challenges in elective orthopedic surgery in patients with hemophilia and inhibitors
    Victor Jimenez-Yuste
    Department of Hematology, Autonoma University, Madrid, Spain
    Semin Hematol 45:S64-7. 2008
    ..Although inhibitor patients undergoing surgery face a higher risk of bleeding and other complications than their non-inhibitor counterparts, outcomes are generally good if a multidisciplinary team approach is applied...
  30. ncbi request reprint Management of musculoskeletal complications of hemophilia
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Service of Traumatology, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Semin Thromb Hemost 29:87-96. 2003
    ..The potential benefits of joint replacement must always be weighed against the long-term sequelae, however, especially loosening and consequent revision surgery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Elective orthopedic surgery for hemophilia patients with inhibitors: New opportunities
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Service of Orthopedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Semin Hematol 41:109-16. 2004
    ..Thorough analysis of each case as part of a multidisciplinary team will help to identify further inhibitor patients in whom EOS can be performed both safely and effectively...
  32. pmc Postoperative analgesia in TKA: ropivacaine continuous intraarticular infusion
    Primitivo Gómez-Cardero
    Knee Division, Department of Orthopedics, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1242-7. 2010
    ..Local anesthetic infiltration through continuous infusion pumps has been shown to reduce postoperative pain in previous studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hemophilia orthopedic management with emphasis on developing countries
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Haemophilia Centre, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Semin Thromb Hemost 31:518-26. 2005
    ..Once this has occurred, treatment modalities such as alignment osteotomies, joint debridement, arthrodesis, and arthroplasties are possible. Should surgery be required, one should consider multiple procedures...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Surgical principles in haemophilia patients]
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Hemophilia Center, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Unfallchirurg 106:264-71. 2003
    ..However,some others are still to be solved. The common aim of all of them is to improve the quality of life of persons with hemophilia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Radionuclide synovectomy (radiosynoviorthesis) in hemophilia: a very efficient and single procedure
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Service of Traumatology, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Semin Thromb Hemost 29:97-100. 2003
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  36. ncbi request reprint Orthopedic management in hemophilia: a Spanish outlook
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics and Hemophilia Unit, La Paz University Hospital, and Associate Professor of Orthopedics, Autonoma University, Madrid, Spain
    Semin Hematol 45:S58-63. 2008
    ....
  37. pmc The outerbridge classification predicts the need for patellar resurfacing in TKA
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedics, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1254-7. 2010
    ..6% rate). In Group B, the risk of need of a patellar resurfacing was 21.5 times greater than in Group A. On the basis of these findings, we recommend PR in Outerbridge Grade IV patellae, but not in Grades I, II, and III...
  38. ncbi request reprint Total knee arthroplasty in patients with haemophilia who are HIV-positive
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Haemophilia Centre, La Paz University Hospital, Capitan Blanco Argibay, Madrid, Spain
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:170-2. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Treatment of muscle haematomas in haemophiliacs with special emphasis on percutaneous drainage
    Hortensia de la Corte-Rodriguez
    aDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation bDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 25:787-94. 2014
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  40. ncbi request reprint Acute compartment syndrome in haemophilia
    E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:677-82. 2013
    ..In haemophilia, adequate substitution of coagulation factor must be the first step. The main principle of surgical treatment is an extensive fasciotomy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Radiosynovectomy: review of the literature and report from two haemophilia treatment centers
    Angeli G Rampersad
    Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Indianapolis, IN 46260, USA
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:465-70. 2013
    ..We propose early consideration of radiosynovectomy for patients with haemophilic synovitis prior to appearance of articular cartilage damage. ..