All publications of “Morton Scheinberg”

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Total hip and knee joint replacement: perioperative clinical aspects

Luciana Pereira Almeida de Piano, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Morton Scheinberg

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1660

ABSTRACTObjective:To understand the profile of patients undergoing hip and knee replacement during two years, and to compare the data obtained with the literature.Methods:A total of 323 medical records were reviewed to analyze the perioperative data of patients submitted to hip and knee replacement.Results:Osteoarthritis was the main indication for both procedures and male patients were heavier than females (p < 0.05). Hypertension was the prevalent disease among patients. Blood loss was more frequent in knee surgery than in the hip.Conclusions:The profile [...]