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2018

Dr Stephen S. Tower

EXPERIENCE COUNTS

HIS PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH HIP ARTHRITIS AND HIP REPLACEMENT

SOURCES

1.Beals RK, Tower SS. Periprosthetic fractures of the femur. An analysis of 93 fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1996(327):238-46. Epub 1996/06/01. PubMed PMID: 8641069.

 

2.Tower SS, Currier JH, Currier BH, Lyford KA, Van Citters DW, Mayor MB. Rim cracking of the cross-linked longevity polyethylene acetabular liner after total hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007;89(10):2212-7. Epub 2007/10/03. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.F.00758. PubMed PMID: 17908898.

 

3.Tower SS. Arthroprosthetic cobaltism: neurological and cardiac manifestations in two patients with metal-on-metal arthroplasty: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92(17):2847-51. Epub 2010/11/03. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.00125. PubMed PMID: 21037026.

 

4.Tower S. Arthroprosthetic cobaltism: identification of the at-risk patient. Alaska Med. 2010;52:28-32. Epub 2010/11/12. PubMed PMID: 21066926.

 

5.Kwon YM, Lombardi AV, Jacobs JJ, Fehring TK, Lewis CG, Cabanela ME. Risk stratification algorithm for management of patients with metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty: consensus statement of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Hip Society. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014;96(1):e4. Epub 2014/01/03. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00160. PubMed PMID: 24382732.

 

6.Gessner BD, Steck T, Woelber E, Tower SS. A Systematic Review of Systemic Cobaltism After Wear or Corrosion of Chrome-Cobalt Hip Implants. J Patient Saf. 2015. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000220. PubMed PMID: 26076080

SOURCES

1. Tower SS, Beals RK. Fractures of the femur after hip replacement: the Oregon experience. Orthop Clin North Am. 1999;30(2):235 -47. Epub 1999/04/10. PubMed PMID: 10196425.

 

2. Tower SS, Currier JH, Currier BH, Lyford KA, Van Citters DW, Mayor MB. Rim cracking of the cross-linked longevity polyethylene acetabular liner after total hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007;89(10):2212-7. Epub 2007/10/03. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.F.00758. PubMed PMID: 17908898.

 

3.Tower SS. Arthroprosthetic cobaltism: neurological and cardiac manifestations in two patients with metal-on-metal arthroplasty: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92(17):2847-51. Epub 2010/11/03. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.00125. PubMed PMID: 21037026.

 

4. Jacobs JJ. Commentary on an article by Stephen S. Tower, MD: "Arthroprosthetic cobaltism: neurological and cardiac manifestations in two patients with metal-on-metal arthroplasty. a case report". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92(17):e35. Epub 2010/12/03. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.01657. PubMed PMID: 21123606.

 

5. Kwon YM, Lombardi AV, Jacobs JJ, Fehring TK, Lewis CG, Cabanela ME. Risk stratification algorithm for management of patients with metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty: consensus statement of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Hip Society. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014;96(1):e4. Epub 2014/01/03. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00160. PubMed PMID: 24382732.