C W Colwell

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Affiliation: The Scripps Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Erythrocyte viability in blood salvaged during total joint arthroplasty with cement
    Clifford W Colwell
    Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:23-5. 2002
  2. doi request reprint A mobile compression device for thrombosis prevention in hip and knee arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 200, La Jolla, CA 92037 E mail address for C W Colwell Jr
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:177-83. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of standard and high-flexion knees: are we getting what we expected?
    Kenny T Mai
    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hanford Orthopaedics, California
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 42:353-7. 2013
  4. pmc An in vivo evaluation of bone response to three implant surfaces using a rabbit intramedullary rod model
    Juan C Hermida
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA, 92037, USA
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:57. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty early dislocation rate
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:155-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of aprotinin effect on transfusions and blood loss in primary THA
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:189-95. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Rationale for low-molecular-weight heparin prophylaxis after total knee arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 452:181-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ximelagatran, an oral direct thrombin inhibitor, with enoxaparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism following total hip replacement. A randomized, double-blind study
    C W Colwell
    Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037 1030, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 1:2119-30. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral direct thrombin inhibitor ximelagatran compared with warfarin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total knee arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2169-77. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Thrombosis prevention after total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized trial comparing a mobile compression device with low-molecular-weight heparin
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:527-35. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Erythrocyte viability in blood salvaged during total joint arthroplasty with cement
    Clifford W Colwell
    Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:23-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the viability of salvaged erythrocytes from patients undergoing primary total joint arthroplasty with cement...
  2. doi request reprint A mobile compression device for thrombosis prevention in hip and knee arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 200, La Jolla, CA 92037 E mail address for C W Colwell Jr
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:177-83. 2014
    ..F.T.) with or without aspirin compared with current pharmacological protocols for prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing elective primary unilateral arthroplasty of a lower-extremity joint...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of standard and high-flexion knees: are we getting what we expected?
    Kenny T Mai
    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hanford Orthopaedics, California
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 42:353-7. 2013
    ..Compared with the standard designs, the highflexion designs demonstrated statistically significantly more flexion, though the clinical increase in flexion was relatively small (3┬║). ..
  4. pmc An in vivo evaluation of bone response to three implant surfaces using a rabbit intramedullary rod model
    Juan C Hermida
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA, 92037, USA
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:57. 2010
    ..The results of this in vivo lapine study suggest that the presence of an hydroxyapatite coating enhances osseointegration despite similarities in average surface roughness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty early dislocation rate
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:155-8. 2007
    ..1%). All were treated successfully, one with a revision and 17 with closed reduction under general anesthesia. Ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty can be a good alternative bearing surface with a low dislocation rate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of aprotinin effect on transfusions and blood loss in primary THA
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:189-95. 2007
    ..Serious complications were similar in the two groups (placebo, 11%; aprotinin, 10%). Our data suggest full-dose aprotinin is safe and effective in decreasing blood transfusion in total hip arthroplasty...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rationale for low-molecular-weight heparin prophylaxis after total knee arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 452:181-5. 2006
    ..As with all treatments, the benefit must be considered against the risk when using these anticoagulants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ximelagatran, an oral direct thrombin inhibitor, with enoxaparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism following total hip replacement. A randomized, double-blind study
    C W Colwell
    Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037 1030, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 1:2119-30. 2003
    ..We compared the efficacy and safety of ximelagatran with those of enoxaparin for the prevention of VTE in patients undergoing THR...
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral direct thrombin inhibitor ximelagatran compared with warfarin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total knee arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2169-77. 2005
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  10. doi request reprint Thrombosis prevention after total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized trial comparing a mobile compression device with low-molecular-weight heparin
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:527-35. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare a new mobile compression device with low-molecular-weight heparin with regard to their safety and effectiveness for the prevention of venous thromboembolic disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of the orientation of the acetabular and femoral components on the range of motion of the hip at different head-neck ratios
    D D D'Lima
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 82:315-21. 2000
    ..In this study, a computer model was used to determine the effects of the positions of the acetabular and femoral components and of varying head-neck ratios on impingement and range of motion...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Harris-Galante Porous acetabular component at intermediate follow-up
    A A Yashar
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, Calif 92037, USA
    Orthopedics 24:747-51. 2001
    ..A potentially adverse effect of polyethylene wear on the longevity of a THA was supported by a positive correlation between polyethylene wear rate and femoral osteolysis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patellar tracking in total knee arthroplasty: inset versus onset design
    K A Ezzet
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Arthroplasty 16:838-43. 2001
    ..No statistically significant differences were seen in knee kinematics between the 2 designs. The inset patella tended to shift laterally and tilt laterally more than the onset patella. This difference may be clinically significant...
  14. ncbi request reprint In vivo knee moments and shear after total knee arthroplasty
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Scripps Clinic, 11025 N Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Biomech 40:S11-7. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that the soft tissues around the knee absorbed most of the external shear forces. Our results highlight the importance of direct measurements of knee forces...
  15. ncbi request reprint Correlation between the knee adduction torque and medial contact force for a variety of gait patterns
    Dong Zhao
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:789-97. 2007
    ..These results support the hypothesis that the knee adduction torque is highly correlated with medial compartment contact force and medial to total force ratio during gait...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in orthopedic surgery
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, Calif, USA
    Orthopedics 30:129-35; quiz 136-7. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint In vivo medial and lateral tibial loads during dynamic and high flexion activities
    Dong Zhao
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:593-602. 2007
    ..9 BW for lunge, with corresponding lateral forces of 0.1 and 0.7 BW, respectively. For this patient, a constant load split of 55% medial-45% lateral during loaded activity would be a reasonable approximation for these test conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Press-fit condylar design total knee arthroplasty. Fourteen to seventeen-year follow-up
    David J Rodricks
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:89-95. 2007
    ..The present study represents the fourteen to seventeen-year results for our patients who were described in our previous report on the eight to ten-year results...
  19. ncbi request reprint Tibial forces measured in vivo after total knee arthroplasty
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, California, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:255-62. 2006
    ..Technical design improvements will enhance function, quality of life, and longevity of total knee arthroplasty...
  20. ncbi request reprint Highly cross-linked polyethylene in total hip arthroplasty
    Alexander C Gordon
    Illinoise Bone and Joint Institution, Morton Grove, IL 60053, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 14:511-23. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis in orthopedic surgery
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) . 2006
    ..Goals of treatment are to prevent proximal and distal DVT, pulmonary death, chronic pulmonary hypertension, and postthrombotic syndrome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rationale for thromboprophylaxis in lower joint arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 36:11-3. 2007
    ..Data from meta-analyses and placebo-controlled, blinded, randomized clinical trials have demonstrated little or no increase in rates of clinically important bleeding with prophylaxis...
  23. ncbi request reprint In vitro model of full-thickness cartilage defect healing
    Hok Kei Tam
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:1136-44. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis in elderly patients undergoing major orthopaedic surgery
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Drugs Aging 25:551-8. 2008
    ..Adhering to published evidence-based guidelines can greatly decrease the number of thromboembolic events seen in elderly patients undergoing major orthopaedic surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th Edition)
    William H Geerts
    Thromboembolism Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 133:381S-453S. 2008
    ..We recommend that, on admission to the ICU, all patients be assessed for their risk of VTE, and that most receive thromboprophylaxis (Grade 1A)...
  26. pmc The Mark Coventry Award: in vivo knee forces during recreation and exercise after knee arthroplasty
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2605-11. 2008
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  27. pmc In vivo contact kinematics and contact forces of the knee after total knee arthroplasty during dynamic weight-bearing activities
    Kartik M Varadarajan
    Bioengineering Laboratory, Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Biomech 41:2159-68. 2008
    ..This in turn may help advance our understanding of factors limiting longevity of TKA implants, such as aseptic loosening and polyethylene component wear, and enable improved TKA designs...
  28. doi request reprint In vivo knee loading characteristics during activities of daily living as measured by an instrumented total knee replacement
    Annegret Mundermann
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Durand Building 205, 496 Lomita Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 4038, USA
    J Orthop Res 26:1167-72. 2008
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Sensitivity of knee replacement contact calculations to kinematic measurement errors
    Benjamin J Fregly
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, 231 MAE A Building, Box 116250, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Orthop Res 26:1173-9. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Extensor mechanism function in single-radius vs multiradius femoral components for total knee arthroplasty
    James Hall
    The Center Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Care and Research, Bend, Oregon, USA
    J Arthroplasty 23:216-9. 2008
    ..Knee extensor mechanism function after TKA with either a single sagittal radius or multiradius implant was comparable in contemporary posterior cruciate ligament-retaining TKA designs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bony impingement affects range of motion after total hip arthroplasty: A subject-specific approach
    Oliver Kessler
    Scientific Affairs, Stryker Europe, Thalwil, Switzerland
    J Orthop Res 26:443-52. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint An ABJS Best Paper: Dynamic intraoperative ligament balancing for total knee arthroplasty
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 463:208-12. 2007
    ..Surgical navigation systems have reduced the variability in component alignment. An instrumented tibial trial can be a valuable adjunct to directly measure soft tissue balance...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis for the thromboembolic disease--recommendations from the American College of Chest Physicians--are they appropriate for orthopaedic surgery?
    Clifford W Colwell
    J Arthroplasty 21:148-9; author reply 149. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis prophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparin in hip and knee arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, USA
    Instr Course Lect 51:487-9. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of fondaparinux for thromboprophylaxis in hip fracture patients
    Bengt I Eriksson
    Sahlgrenska Univesrity Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Arthroplasty 19:78-81. 2004
    ..063). Risk of VTE was continued following short course fondaparinux in hip fracture patients, but was significantly reduced by extending prophylaxis, without significant risk of major bleeding...
  36. ncbi request reprint Advances in DVT prophylaxis and management in major orthopaedic surgery
    Mary E Hardwick
    Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, La Jolla, California, USA
    Surg Technol Int 12:265-8. 2004
    ..With the incidence of DVT reported in the range of 41% to 85% without prophylaxis in joint replacement and hip-fracture surgery, prophylaxis is warranted in all lower-extremity joint replacement and hip-fracture patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism: the Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy
    William H Geerts
    Thromboembolism Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Room D674, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Chest 126:338S-400S. 2004
    ..We recommend, on admission to the intensive care unit, all patients be assessed for their risk of VTE. Accordingly, most patients should receive thromboprophylaxis (Grade 1A)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of patellofemoral design on patellofemoral forces and polyethylene stresses
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:85-93. 2003
    ..The presence of a functioning posterior cruciate ligament and the design parameters of a total knee arthroplasty, such as trochlear groove alignment and cam-post configuration, can have a major effect on patellar biomechanics...
  39. ncbi request reprint Polyethylene wear and acetabular component orientation
    Shantanu Patil
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:56-63. 2003
    ..A series of studies was designed to test the hypothesis that acetabular component orientation can affect the magnitude and direction of polyethylene wear...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dosing and timing of low-molecular-weight heparin thromboprophylaxis in total hip arthroplasty
    Clifford W Colwell
    Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, Calif 92037, USA
    Orthopedics 26:1155-61; quiz 1162-3. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ximelagatran with warfarin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total knee replacement
    Charles W Francis
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1703-12. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine whether a higher dose of ximelagatran is superior to warfarin...
  42. ncbi request reprint Polyethylene cross-linking by two different methods reduces acetabular liner wear in a hip joint wear simulator
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Joint Mechanics Laboratory, Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, 11025 N Torrey Pines Road, Ste 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Orthop Res 21:761-6. 2003
    ..The differences in wear rates between the two highly cross-linked polyethylene designs (9.5 EB or 10 Gamma) are probably too small to be clinically significant...
  43. ncbi request reprint Blood conservation in primary total hip arthroplasty
    Matthew S Hepinstall
    Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 12:95-102. 2003
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  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the wear rates of twenty-eight and thirty-two-millimeter femoral heads on cross-linked polyethylene acetabular cups in a wear simulator
    Juan C Hermida
    Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:2325-31. 2003
    ..e., polyethylene that is cross-linked to a higher degree than that obtained by radiation sterilization alone). The aim of this study was to test the effect of increased cross-linking and of increased head size on polyethylene wear rates...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ximelagatran versus warfarin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total knee arthroplasty. A randomized, double-blind trial
    Charles W Francis
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:648-55. 2002
    ..Ximelagatran, an oral direct thrombin inhibitor, has shown promising efficacy and tolerability in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty...
  46. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolic disease prophylaxis in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery of the lower extremity
    Clifford W Colwell
    Musculoskeletal Center, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 31:2-3. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a single daily dose of enoxaparin for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis following total knee arthroplasty
    Pamela A Pulido
    Scripps Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Orthopedics 27:1185-7. 2004
    ..7% (7) on postoperative day 21. No new DVT or propagation of distal to proximal DVT were noted. For this small cohort, enoxaparin 40 mg daily demonstrates effective prophylaxis for DVT in TKA patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint An implantable telemetry device to measure intra-articular tibial forces
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, CA 92037, USA
    J Biomech 38:299-304. 2005
    ..Reasonable accuracy was obtained in measuring loads applied through a polyethylene insert. The implant was also able to detect unicondylar loading with liftoff...
  49. ncbi request reprint The Chitranjan Ranawat Award: in vivo knee forces after total knee arthroplasty
    DARRYL D D'LIMA
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 440:45-9. 2005
    ..This should lead to refined surgical techniques and to enhanced prosthetic designs that will improve patient function, patient quality of life, and longevity of total knee arthroplasty implants...
  50. ncbi request reprint Fatal vascular outcomes following major orthopedic surgery
    Ola E Dahl
    Thrombosis Research Institute, London, UK
    Thromb Haemost 93:860-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, although prophylaxis results in a reduction in overall mortality and fatal pulmonary embolism, vascular events continue to be a common cause of mortality...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thromboembolism
    William Geerts
    Chest 128:3775-6. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint e-Knee: the electronic knee prosthesis
    Mary E Hardwick
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Orthop Nurs 25:326-9. 2006
    ..Direct measurement of knee forces can lead to a better understanding of the stresses seen following total knee arthroplasty. Information generated by the e-Knee will aid in the improvement of implant design and patient care...
  53. ncbi request reprint Patient compliance with outpatient prophylaxis: an observational study
    Clifford W Colwell
    Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Orthopedics 28:143-7. 2005
    ..With shorter hospital stays, self-administration of low molecular weight heparin may optimize the clinical outcomes of orthopedic patients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Patellofemoral forces after total knee arthroplasty: effect of extensor moment arm
    Christopher Browne
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, 11025 N Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Knee 12:81-8. 2005
    ..Reduction in patellofemoral forces could reduce patellar complications such as anterior knee pain, component wear, and loosening...
  55. ncbi request reprint Can normal knee kinematics be restored with unicompartmental knee replacement?
    Shantanu Patil
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Scripps Clinic Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:332-8. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, knee kinematics and quadriceps tension were recorded before and after replacement with a unicompartmental design and then with a tricompartmental design...
  56. ncbi request reprint Hydroxyapatite-coated femoral stem survivorship at 10 years
    Gregory Y Lee
    Shiley Center for Orthopedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Arthroplasty 20:57-62. 2005
    ..24 mm/y. Lysis was noted in 23% of the cups. No patient developed femoral lysis distally. This hydroxyapatite-coated stem continues to perform well and appears to protect against the migration of wear debris along the femoral stem...
  57. ncbi request reprint What's new in orthopaedic rehabilitation
    Michael J Botte
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla California 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:2312-20. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Bilateral vs unilateral total knee arthroplasty: a patient-based comparison of pain levels and recovery of ambulatory skills
    Robert S Powell
    Scripps Clinic, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:642-9. 2006
    ..Ambulatory milestones lagged behind by 36 hours. Patients wishing to pursue bilateral TKA can proceed without pain, use of narcotics, and walking distance significantly different than unilateral TKA...
  59. ncbi request reprint A multiaxial force-sensing implantable tibial prosthesis
    Bryan Kirking
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, CA, USA
    J Biomech 39:1744-51. 2006
    ..Additional uses are intraoperative measurement of forces to determine soft-tissue balancing and to evaluate the effects of rehabilitation, external bracing, and athletic activities, and activities of daily living...
  60. ncbi request reprint Outcome of an acetabular design with hydroxyapatite coating on a rough substrate
    Juan C Hermida
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 441:298-304. 2005
    ..Level of Evidence: Therapeutic study, Level IV (case series). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  61. ncbi request reprint Improving tibial component coronal alignment during total knee arthroplasty with use of a tibial planing device
    Shantanu Patil
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 140, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:381-7. 2007
    ..However, there are outliers representing >3 degrees of varus or valgus alignment with respect to the anatomic tibial shaft axis. We measured the efficacy of a custom tibial planing device for reducing the outliers in tibial alignment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Managing thromboembolic risk in hip and knee arthroplasty: state of the art
    Clifford W Colwell
    Scripps Clinic, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, Calif, USA
    Orthopedics 26:s231-6. 2003
    ..Supporting medical evidence for these recommendations is described. A summary of current prophylactic regimens and discussion of duration of therapy are also presented...
  63. ncbi request reprint The use of the pain pump and patient-controlled analgesia in joint reconstruction
    Clifford W Colwell
    Musculoskeletal Center, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:10-2. 2004
    ..Continuous infusion of bupivacaine via pain pump is also an effective modality for reducing postoperative pain and decreasing postoperative consumption of opioid analgesics...
  64. ncbi request reprint Flexibility in administration of fondaparinux for prevention of symptomatic venous thromboembolism in orthopaedic surgery
    Clifford W Colwell
    Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California 92037 1030, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:36-45. 2006
    ..2% and 0.7% [P = .19], and 1.4% and 2.0% [P = .31], respectively). Delaying initiation of fondaparinux prophylaxis provides an option after total joint arthroplasty with preserved efficacy and safety...