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Total hip replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
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PMID:  684505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
J J Jennings; F Gerard
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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    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / rehabilitation,  surgery*
Exercise Therapy
Hip Joint / surgery*
Joint Prosthesis*
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies

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