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Arthroplasty in patients with Parkinson Disease

Location: http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/jan09/clinical7.asp

An article in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of the AAOS reviews the evaluation and treatment of orthopaedic conditions in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). In an interview with AAOS Now, author Lee M. Zuckerman, MD, chief orthopaedic resident at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., focused...
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Severe Parkinson's disease in rheumatoid arthritis patient treated with infliximab

Location: http://rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/42/5/702

Infections are the most common adverse events associated with the use of tumour necrosis factor-{alpha} (TNF-{alpha}) inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and neurological complications are far less common.
We report on a 72-yr-old female patient with RA who developed severe Parkinson's disease while treated with infliximab.
Rheumatology 2003; 42:...
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Total knee arthroplasty in the patient with Parkinsons disease

Location: http://web.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/71-B/1/51

We have reviewed nine patients with Parkinson's disease who had 12 primary total knee arthroplasties and one revision. Deformities were corrected by conventional techniques and semi-constrained resurfacing arthroplasties were used. Follow-up ranged from two to eight years (average 4.3 years). Nine of the 12 primary arthroplasties were rated as excellent...
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Total Knee Replacement in Patients with Parkinson Disease JBJS

Location: http://web.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/67-B/3/424.pdf

Total knee replacements were performed on three patients with Parkinson’s disease. The rehabilitation of all three was, however, hampered by inhibition of the extensor mechanism, hamstring rigidity and poor muscular co-ordination. Medical treatment of the disease did not help. None of the patients became mobile, and all three gradually weakened...
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