The natural history of a newly developed flexion contracture following primary total knee arthroplasty Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • Contracture
  • Knee Prosthesis
  • Osteoarthritis, Knee
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • This study showed that the majority of patients who developed a new flexion contracture after TKA have full knee extension one year postoperatively. Moreover, knee extension and KSS at one year are equivalent to those patients who did not developed a flexion contracture.

publication date

  • October 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3779550

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00264-013-1993-3

PubMed ID

  • 23835560

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1917

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 37

number

  • 10