William L Healy

Summary

Affiliation: Lahey Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Implant selection and cost for total joint arthroplasty: conflict between surgeons and hospitals
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 457:57-63. 2007
  2. pmc Complications of total knee arthroplasty: standardized list and definitions of the Knee Society
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:215-20. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Gainsharing: a primer for orthopaedic surgeons
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1880-7. 2006
  4. pmc All-polyethylene and metal-backed tibial components are equivalent with BMI of less than 37.5
    Jared Toman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:108-16. 2012
  5. pmc Outcomes of isolated acetabular revision
    Bryan M Lawless
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:472-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Cementless acetabular fixation with and without screws: analysis of stability and migration
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 25:309-13. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of acetate vs digital templating for preoperative planning of total hip arthroplasty: is digital templating accurate and safe?
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 24:175-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, hemoglobin A1C, and the incidence of total joint arthroplasty infection
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:726-9.e1. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized comparison of cobalt-chrome and titanium trilock femoral stems
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    J Arthroplasty 24:831-6. 2009
  10. pmc Complications of femoral nerve block for total knee arthroplasty
    Sanjeev Sharma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:135-40. 2010

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Implant selection and cost for total joint arthroplasty: conflict between surgeons and hospitals
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 457:57-63. 2007
    ..We have implemented a Single-price/Case-price Purchasing program with considerable savings on the cost of implants without adversely affecting the patient outcome of total joint arthroplasty...
  2. pmc Complications of total knee arthroplasty: standardized list and definitions of the Knee Society
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:215-20. 2013
    ..Different investigators report different complications with different definitions when reporting outcomes of TKA...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gainsharing: a primer for orthopaedic surgeons
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1880-7. 2006
  4. pmc All-polyethylene and metal-backed tibial components are equivalent with BMI of less than 37.5
    Jared Toman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:108-16. 2012
    ..However, it is unclear whether APT utilization can be expanded to a nonselected patient population...
  5. pmc Outcomes of isolated acetabular revision
    Bryan M Lawless
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:472-9. 2010
    ..Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  6. doi request reprint Cementless acetabular fixation with and without screws: analysis of stability and migration
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 25:309-13. 2010
    ..6%) screw fixation cups and 2 (0.75%) no-screw fixation cups. No cups in either cohort had radiographic evidence of migration. Screw fixation did not have a favorable or adverse effect on the outcome of acetabular reconstruction...
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of acetate vs digital templating for preoperative planning of total hip arthroplasty: is digital templating accurate and safe?
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 24:175-9. 2009
    ..090; femur, P = .114). Acetate and digital templating can accurately predict the size of THA implants. Digital templating was determined to be acceptably safe for preoperative planning of primary THA operations...
  8. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, hemoglobin A1C, and the incidence of total joint arthroplasty infection
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:726-9.e1. 2012
    ..445). The average HbA1c level in patients with diabetes was 6.93%. Diabetic patients have a significantly higher risk for infection after TJA. Hemoglobin A1c levels are not reliable for predicting the risk of infection after TJA...
  9. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized comparison of cobalt-chrome and titanium trilock femoral stems
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    J Arthroplasty 24:831-6. 2009
    ..5%) than titanium femoral stems (3.1%). The flat, tapered wedge femoral stem design provides excellent femoral reconstruction in total hip arthroplasty. On the basis of this study, we use titanium femoral stems...
  10. pmc Complications of femoral nerve block for total knee arthroplasty
    Sanjeev Sharma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:135-40. 2010
    ..We recommend postoperative protocols be modified for patients who have FNB to account for decreased quadriceps function in the early postoperative period, which can lead to falls...
  11. ncbi request reprint Primary posterior cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty: a comparison of American and Japanese cohorts
    Richard Iorio
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 16:164-70. 2007
    ..Cultural, gender-specific, and morphologic differences need to be considered for knee implant design. However, survivorship and polyethylene wear rates appear to be independent of these factors in disparate populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of EPSTR and minimal incision surgery on dislocation after THA
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 447:39-42. 2006
    ..A 10 cm mini incision posterior approach with EPSTR maintained the low dislocation rate. Revision rate for dislocation was equivalent between the 3 groups...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of discharge and two-week duplex ultrasound screening protocols for deep venous thrombosis detection following primary total joint arthroplasty
    Scott Dhupar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2380-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate two noninvasive venous screening protocols, specifically, compression ultrasonography performed either at the time of hospital discharge or two weeks after the operation...
  14. doi request reprint A prospective outcomes analysis of femoral component fixation in revision total hip arthroplasty
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    J Arthroplasty 23:662-9. 2008
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  15. pmc Hospital economics of primary THA decreasing reimbursement and increasing cost, 1990 to 2008
    Adam J Rana
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:355-61. 2011
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  16. pmc Hospital economics of primary total knee arthroplasty at a teaching hospital
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:87-94. 2011
    ..Many hospitals are unable to deliver TKA with profitable or breakeven economics under the current Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) hospital reimbursement system...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of acetate and digital templating for total knee arthroplasty
    Lawrence M Specht
    Lahey Clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 464:179-83. 2007
    ..Acetate and digital templating did not differ in predicting femoral component size. Our data suggest digital templating is at least as accurate as traditional acetate templating for predicting knee implant sizing...
  18. ncbi request reprint All-polyethylene and metal-backed tibial components in total knee arthroplasty: a matched pair analysis of functional outcome
    Soheil Najibi
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    J Arthroplasty 18:9-15. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized clinical trial comparing hemiarthroplasty to total hip arthroplasty in the treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures: winner of the Dorr Award
    William Macaulay
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Arthroplasty 23:2-8. 2008
    ..8 +/- 10.2 vs 65.1 +/- 18.1, P = .03). Significant differences in outcomes, without a significantly greater incidence of complications, suggest THA is a valuable treatment option for the active elderly hip fracture population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preoperative demand matching is a valid indicator of patient activity after total hip arthroplasty
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinical Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 19:825-8. 2004
    ..Demand matching may also be used to stratify patient activity in long-term outcomes studies of THA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures in the elderly: a survey of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts
    J Arthroplasty 21:1124-33. 2006
    ..Dislocation risk and ambulatory status were influential factors against performing total hip arthroplasty. Arthroplasty is the preferred method of surgical intervention for the treatment of DFNFXs for AAHKS members...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the porous-coated anatomic hip at 12 years
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 17:856-63. 2002
    ..Four of 53 (7.6%) femoral components were revised at an average of 5.1 years. Survivorship of these total hip arthroplasties was 98 +/- 3.9 at 5 years, 88.9 +/- 9.2 at 10 years, and 86.7 +/- 9.9 at 13 years with revision as the endpoint...
  23. ncbi request reprint Displaced femoral neck fractures in the elderly: disposition and outcome after 3- to 6-year follow-up evaluation
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 19:175-9. 2004
    ..The possibility of nursing home residence is increased in patients who were treated with reduction and internal fixation compared with patients who were treated with arthroplasty...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mesh expansion release of the lateral patellar retinaculum during total knee arthroplasty
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:193-200. 2004
    ..Mesh expansion release of the lateral patellar retinaculum was developed to achieve the goal of lateral release and to reduce the potential for postoperative morbidity...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of the economic downturn on adult reconstruction surgery: a survey of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 25:1005-14. 2010
    ..Decreases in funding for surgeons and inadequate support for subspecialty training will likely impact access and quality for Americans seeking adult reconstruction surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lateral trochanteric pain following primary total hip arthroplasty
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:233-6. 2006
    ..04) and in patients who had a direct lateral approach (P < .01). Lateral trochanteric pain in this series was effectively treated with nonoperative modalities...
  27. doi request reprint Orthopaedic surgeon workforce and volume assessment for total hip and knee replacement in the United States: preparing for an epidemic
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1598-605. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint Validity of preoperative demand matching as an indicator of activity after TKA
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 452:44-8. 2006
    ..Because patient activity is correlated with wear, implant selection and resource allocation can be targeted to those patients who may benefit from presumed improvements in implant technology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mesh expansion release of the lateral patellar retinaculum during total knee arthroplasty
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1909-13. 2003
    ..Mesh expansion release of the lateral patellar retinaculum was developed to achieve the goal of lateral release and to reduce the potential for postoperative morbidity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of cost reduction programs on short-term patient outcome and hospital cost of total knee arthroplasty
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:348-53. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of hospital cost reduction programs for total knee arthroplasty on patient outcome at our hospital...
  31. ncbi request reprint The validity of claims made in orthopaedic print advertisements
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Boston University Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1224-8. 2003
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the statements made in orthopaedic print advertisements and determine whether they are supported by scientific data...
  32. ncbi request reprint Unicompartmental arthritis of the knee
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1351-64. 2003
  33. doi request reprint Athletic activity after total joint arthroplasty
    William L Healy
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2245-52. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Heterotopic ossification after hip and knee arthroplasty: risk factors, prevention, and treatment
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 10:409-16. 2002
    ..Prophylactic measures against HO after THA and TKA should be administered before the fifth postoperative day, optimally within 24 to 48 hours...
  35. ncbi request reprint Rate of and risk factors for acute inpatient mortality after orthopaedic surgery
    Timothy Bhattacharyya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic, Burlinton, Massachusetts 01805, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:562-72. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the rate of mortality and to evaluate the risk factors associated with mortality after orthopaedic surgery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Routine duplex ultrasound screening after TKA is not necessary
    Richard Iorio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 452:171-4. 2006
    ..There was no difference in proximal deep venous thrombosis detection, but there was a difference in distal deep venous thrombosis detection. We no longer screen asymptomatic patients with ultrasound for deep venous thrombosis after TKA...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis for thromboembolic disease: recommendations from the American College of Chest Physicians--are they appropriate for orthopaedic surgery?
    John J Callaghan
    J Arthroplasty 20:273-4. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Oral direct thrombin inhibitor ximelagatran compared with warfarin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total knee arthroplasty
    Paul A Lotke
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1163; author reply 1163-5. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis and beyond: a consensus on the past, present, and future of hyaluronans in orthopedics
    Michael A Kelly
    Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Orthopedics 26:1064-79; quiz 1080-1. 2003