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A retrospective comparative study of mortality and causes of death among patients with metal-on-metal and metal-on-polyethylene total hip prostheses in primary osteoarthritis after a long-term follow-up Visuri, Tuomo; Borg, Håkan; Pulkkinen, Pekka; Paavolainen, Pekka; Pukkala, Eero (2010)
articleBackground All patients with total hip arthroplasty (THA), especially those with metal-on-metal (MM) THA, are exposed to metallic particles and ions, which may cause total or site-specific mortality. We analyzed the causes ...
Health-related quality of life in patients waiting for major joint replacement. A comparison between patients and population controls Hirvonen, Johanna; Blom, Marja; Tuominen, Ulla; Seitsalo, Seppo; Lehto, Matti; Paavolainen, Pekka; Hietaniemi, Kalevi; Rissanen, Pekka; Sintonen, Harri (2006)
articleBackground Several quality-of-life studies in patients awaiting major joint replacement have focused on the outcomes of surgery. Interest in examining patients on the elective waiting list has increased since the beginning ...
The effect of co-morbidities on health-related quality of life in patients placed on the waiting list for total joint replacement Tuominen, Ulla; Blom, Marja; Hirvonen, Johanna; Seitsalo, Seppo; Lehto, Matti; Paavolainen, Pekka; Hietaniemi, Kalevi; Rissanen, Pekka; Sintonen, Harri (2007)
articleBackground Co-morbidity is a powerful predictor of health care outcomes and costs, as well as an important cofounder in epidemiologic studies. The effect of co-morbidities is generally related to mortality or complications. ...