TKR


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TKR

Abbreviation for total knee replacement.
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60 percent and 70 percent more likely to have an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) within three months following THR and TKR, respectively.
It is important for us to get experts in different fields to meet the demand and we feel TKR is a surgery which is much in demand and this revolutionary new technique will be a great attraction for our patients.
A 2010 survey of 50 orthopedic surgeons was launched to determine the penetration rates for PST in TKR.
The states with the highest number of THR and TKR patients are California, Florida and Texas; the two states with the lowest numbers are Alaska and Hawaii.
THR patient and US$1352 per TKR patient) compared with either the use of autologous transfusion or preoperative erythropoietin (8).
The TKR is likely to be offered with a twin-turbocharged engine that delivers 1,500 horsepower.
Candidates for TKR should have radiographic evidence of joint damage, moderate to severe persistent pain that is not adequately relieved by an extended course of nonsurgical management, and clinically significant functional limitation resulting in diminished quality of life, the panel advised.
In this study, researchers identified and studied 287 TKR patients at seven different institutions between 2005 and 2007.
The prevalence of osteoarthritis and TKR is higher in women--5.
In this study, researchers reviewed at least 10 years of national data (through 2009) on TKR and THR volume, length of hospital stay, in-hospital mortality, and orthopaedic workforce trends.
Botswana's Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Onkokame Mokaila said SADC's integration can only happen with cross-border projects and that the TKR will also be important to open up the region's landlocked countries - Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia.