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ba0005p3 | Arthritis and other joint diseases: translational and clinical | ECTS2016

The influence of secondary hyperparathyroidism -at the time of index operation- on the later development of (septic or aseptic) loosening of implants in female patients with knee osteoarthritis who undergo total knee arthroplasty

Papavasiliou Kyriakos , Michael Theodore , Tsitouras Dimosthenis , Karanassos Marinos , Adam Stergios , Kirkos John

Objectives: Prospective case-controlled study assessing whether the incidence of loosening of implants in patients undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is higher among those with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SP) at the time of index operation.Material and methods: Caucasian female patients with knee osteoarthritis who underwent TKA between November 2004 and March 2007 were enrolled. Exclusion criteria: endocrinopathies, rheumatoid or secondary arth...