To describe and clinically and radiographically compare patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with all-polyethylene (ALP) and metal-backed (MTB) tibial implants.
Patients who underwent TKA between January 1988 and December 2004 were grouped according to the type of implant received: all-polyethylene or metal-backed. Sixty… (More)
The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the evolution and postoperative complication patterns relating to the use of suction drains, in comparison with not using these devices in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) procedures.
Forty-two patients at a knee surgery referral clinic were included. Fifteen patients did not receive… (More)