This is the PDF eBook version for Perioperative Medical Management for Total Joint Arthroplasty – How to Control Hemostasis, Pain and Infection by Andrea Baldini, Patrizio Caldora
Table of Contents
HEMOSTASIS CONTROL (bleeding/thromboembolism) 1 Modern blood management in arthroplasty.- 2 How to reach 0% transfusion rate in TKA.- 3 Antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary stent undergoing orthopedic surgery: is it still no man’s land?.-4 Controversy: Are LMWHs still the gold standard in arthroplasty? Arguments in favour.-5 Controversy: Are LMWHs still the gold standard in arthroplasty? Arguments against.- 6 Controversy: A low hemoglobin transfusion trigger is not dangerous. Arguments in favour.-7 Controversy: A low hemoglobin transfusion trigger is not dangerous. Arguments against.- 8 Controversy: Detection of DVT: all patients need pre and postop ultrasound screening.- 9 PAIN CONTROL What works and what does not work for pain control in arthroplasty.- 10Patient mental preparation to the arthroplasty procedure.- 11 Optimized pain control protocol.- 12 Cost-effectiveness of the various modalities for pain control.- 13How to avoid chronic pain after hip and knee arthroplasty.- 14 Pain management in total knee arthroplasty: a surgeon-anesthesiologist cooperation.- 15 Dealing with pain in a “Fast track” protocol: theexperience of a European professional.- 16 Dealing with pain in a “Fast track” protocol: the experience from USA.- 17 Perspectives: Best technique for local wound infiltrations.- 18 INFECTION CONTROLPrevention of infection: the host factors.- 19 Prevention of infection: the wound factors.- 20 Prevention of infection: the environmental factors.-21 The fight against the slime: can we ever win?.- 22 Anti-biofilm agents: where are we?.- 23 The best prophylaxis for primary arthroplasty.- 24 Perspectives:How to deal with 38.5°C feverafter arthroplasty. The infectivologist’s point of view.- 25 Perspectives: How to deal with 38.5°C fever after arthroplasty. The surgeon’s point of view.- 26 Perspectives: Prolonged wound drainage (7 days) after hip arthroplasty.