Document Detail


Total hip replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  684505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this prospective study, 50 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis had total hip replacement. Preoperatively and at regular intervals postoperatively, all patients had evaluation of pain, ambulation, and range of motion according to the scale of d'Aubigne and Postel. Follow-up ranged from three to seven years, with the average being longer than four years. All patients demonstrated significant improvement in these parameters. Specific problems of the rheumatoid patient are discussed in detail.
Authors:
J J Jennings; F Gerard
Related Documents :
16696505 - Septic arthritis in a tertiary care hospital.
17343315 - Occult macrophage activation syndrome in patients with systemic juvenile idiopathic art...
10754085 - Cardiac manifestations in patients with hla b27-associated juvenile arthritis.
3973335 - Septic arthritis in the elderly.
16908735 - Common misdiagnosis of a common neurological disorder: how are we misdiagnosing essenti...
21857555 - Episodic nausea and abdominal sensations as sole manifestations of simple partial seizu...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1978 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-27     Completed Date:  1978-10-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1112-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / rehabilitation,  surgery*
Exercise Therapy
Female
Hip Joint / surgery*
Humans
Joint Prosthesis*
Locomotion
Male
Middle Aged
Movement
Prospective Studies

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Serum lysozyme activity in inflammatory bowel disease.
Next Document:  Spindle cell lipoma: a benign lipoma variant with potential hazards of diagnostic misinterpretation.