Resources » Free papers: Orthopedic issues | Virtual Summit 2020

Year: 2020

Language: English

Author(s): World Federation of Hemophilia

Format: Video

Free papers: Orthopedic issues | Virtual Summit 2020


In this session from the WFH 2020 Virtual Summit, Adolfo Llinas, Cedric Hermans, Jenny Zhou, Ozgur Mert Bakan and Kumiko Ono discuss:

  • “Confirmation of the very low rate of subclinical venous thrombosis in people with hemophilia undergoing major orthopedic surgery in the absence of pharmacological thromboprophylaxis”
  • “Bleeding with iron deposition and vascular remodeling in subchondral cysts: A newly discovered feature unique to hemophilic arthropathy”
  • “Simultaneous total hip and knee arthroplasties in hemophiliacs”
  • “The indication of a VY-Quadricepsplasty for total knee arthroplasty in haemophilic patients with stiff knees”

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