Precoating Artificial Joints with Antibiotics
Interviewer: Hello and welcome Dr. Amanatullah! How are you doing this afternoon? Dr. Amanatullah: I’m doing great, thank you! Interviewer: Perfect. Well, I’m very excited for this month’s topic as it seems to be something that’s on the mind of a lot of individuals in...
Prolonged Use of Opioids Prior to Joint Replacements
Interviewer: Hi and welcome back Dr. Amanatullah. It’s great to hear from you again. Dr. Amanatullah: Great, thanks for having me! Interviewer: Oh anytime! Well, let’s get right into this month’s topic. There has been a lot of talk recently regarding the effects of...
New Technology’s Influence on Hip & Knee Replacements
Interviewer: Thank you so much for joining me here today Dr. Amanatullah. Um, I really appreciate it. I just wanted to pick your brain a little bit today for our podcast on new technology in hip and knee replacement. How are you doing today? Dr. Amanatullah: I’m doing...
Joint Replacements in Young Athletes
Interviewer: Hi Dr. Amanatullah, thank you so much for joining me here today once again. How are you doing again? Dr. Amanatullah: I’m doing great. Thanks for having me again. Interviewer: Absolutely. It’s my pleasure! So today we’re looking to do a little bit of...
Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty Using the Cement-in-Cement Technique
Derek Amanatullah and his team embarked on a retrospective study of database of patients from 1971 to 2013 to assess the clinical and radiographic characteristics of the cement-in-cement technique in the US.
Intraobserver Reliability and Interobserver Agreement in Radiographic Classification of Heterotopic Ossification
By and large, both scales did well; the two methods were similarly effective in measuring interobserver agreement and intraobserver reliability for each subject.
Smoking Associated with Earlier Time to Revision of Total Knee Arthroplasty
Patients that stop smoking experienced fewer cardiovascular complications, wound-related complications, and secondary surgeries.
Weight Gain after Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty
Dr. Amanatullah sought to determine how weight loss after knee replacement surgery could postpone the need for revision surgeries.
Which MIS-THA Method Causes Greater Inadvertent Muscle Damage?
To read the full methodology and see all the data, read Dr. Amanatullah’s study in The Bone and Joint Journal.
Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Knee Arthroplasty
Joint replacement surgeons are always looking for the best medications to proactively and effectively guard against VTE without increasing the risk of bleeding after a major surgery.