Elizabeth W Paxton
Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
- The Kaiser Permanente implant registries: effect on patient safety, quality improvement, cost effectiveness, and research opportunitiesElizabeth W Paxton
National Implant Registries, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
Perm J 16:36-44. 2012..The purpose of this article is to describe the Kaiser Permanente (KP) implant registries and to highlight the benefits of these implant registries on patient safety, quality, cost effectiveness, and research...
- Evaluation of total hip arthroplasty devices using a total joint replacement registryElizabeth W Paxton
Department of Surgical Outcomes and Analysis, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:53-9. 2012..The purpose of this paper is to describe the infrastructure of the total joint replacement registry of a large integrated healthcare system's and emphasize challenges associated with orthopedic device classification and evaluation...
- Comparison of the Norwegian knee arthroplasty register and a United States arthroplasty registryElizabeth W Paxton
Department of Surgical Outcomes and Analysis, Kaiser Permanente, 3033 Bunker Hill Street, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:20-30. 2011..Patient characteristics, selection of implants, surgical techniques, and outcomes differed between the cohorts. Harmonization of data elements and definitions is necessary for future international research...
- Leveraging electronic medical records for surveillance of surgical site infection in a total joint replacement populationMaria C S Inacio
Surgical Outcomes and Analysis Unit of Clinical Analysis, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, California 92109, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:351-9. 2011....
- Knee replacement: epidemiology, outcomes, and trends in Southern California: 17,080 replacements from 1995 through 2004Monti Khatod
Southern California Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA, USA
Acta Orthop 79:812-9. 2008..We also studied whether this population is representative of the general population in California and in the United States...
- Kaiser Permanente National Total Joint Replacement Registry: aligning operations with information technologyElizabeth W Paxton
Surgical Outcomes and Analysis Unit of Clinical Analysis, Kaiser Permanente, 3033 Bunker Hill Street, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2646-63. 2010....
- Prophylaxis against pulmonary embolism in patients undergoing total hip arthroplastyMonti Khatod
Surgical Outcomes and Analysis, San Diego, California, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1767-72. 2011..The purpose of the present study was to examine whether a best prophylactic agent exists for the prevention of postoperative pulmonary embolism and whether the type of anesthesia affects the rates of pulmonary embolism...
- Do patients lose weight after joint arthroplasty surgery? A systematic reviewMaria C S Inacio
Joint Doctoral Program in Epidemiology, San Diego State University University of California, 3033 Bunker Hill St, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:291-8. 2013..The ability of patients with a total joint arthroplasty (TJA) to lose weight after surgery has been investigated in a few studies with inconsistent results...
- Patient and surgeon characteristics associated with primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction graft selectionMaria C S Inacio
Surgical Outcomes and Analysis Department, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Am J Sports Med 40:339-45. 2012..Graft usage prevalence has not been described for large anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) populations in the United States...
- Outcomes of routine use of antibiotic-loaded cement in primary total knee arthroplastyRobert S Namba
Department of Orthopedics, Kaiser Permanente, USA
J Arthroplasty 24:44-7. 2009..9% (19 cases) with regular cement (P = .199). In patients whom surgeons considered higher risk for infection, ALBC did not appear to reduce TKA infection rates. The routine use of antibiotic-laden cement warrants further investigation...