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Synopsis: 320 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were included in this randomized double blind clinical trial to assess the effects of different preoperative education methods on patient expectations. Patients received the usual education addressing the immediate postoperative recovery or usual education in combination with a joint specific module outlining the first 12 months of recovery. Results indicated that Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 21 orthopaedic surgeons participated in this study. 14 inexperienced surgeons were randomized to undergo virtual reality (VR) training for shoulder arthroscopy or no training, while 7 experienced surgeons acted as controls. The primary outcomes were 5-parameters based on the VR unit. Results indicated the Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 152 elderly patients with hip fractures were randomized to determine if nutrition supplementation and dietetic counseling was a cost-effective protocol to increase weight and quality adjusted life years (QALYs). Patients were followed for 6 months postsurgery. The cost-effectiveness with Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 55 patients were randomized to evaluate the healing of cavity defects filled with ultraporous B-tricalcium phosphate (TCP) versus TCP and bone marrow aspirate (TCP/BM). Patients with a benign bone lesion received either TCP or TCP/BM and were assessed at 24 months. Results revealed that Read More »
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