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BACKGROUND Nearly 20,000 patients per year in the UK receive total knee arthroplasty (TKA). One of the problems faced by the health services of many developed countries is the length of time patients spend waiting for elective treatment. We therefore report the results of a study in which the Salisbury Priority Scoring System (SPSS) was used by both the(More)
The aim of this study was to ascertain whether there was a correlation between commonly used scoring scales used for follow-up study of management of knee problems and whether age, gender, and time interval between injury and management and type of management affect the assessment of outcome in the management of ACL insufficiency. One hundred and twelve(More)
BACKGROUND Thirty thousand knee replacements are performed annually in the UK. There is uncertainty as to the best surgical approach to the knee joint for knee arthroplasty. We planned a randomised controlled trial to compare a standard medial parapatellar arthrotomy with sub-vastus arthrotomy for patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty in terms(More)
BACKGROUND Fifty thousand knee replacements are performed annually in the UK at an estimated cost of pound 150 million. Post-operative improvement depends on a number of factors including implant design and patient associated factors. To our knowledge there are no published study's comparing the results of AP glide and rotating platform designs of LCS knee(More)
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