[Bicondylar knee arthroplasty - influence of preoperative functional restriction on early functional postoperative outcome].

@article{Bergschmidt2008BicondylarKA,
  title={[Bicondylar knee arthroplasty - influence of preoperative functional restriction on early functional postoperative outcome].},
  author={Philipp Bergschmidt and Robert Bader and Susanne Finze and Sonja Ansorge and Guenther Kundt and Wolfram Mittelmeier},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie},
  year={2008},
  volume={146 3},
  pages={344-51}
}
AIM The point of time for total knee arthroplasty has a significant importance due to limited implant survival rate. To what extent the preoperative stage of physical and psychological function limitation, which is increasing with the progression of the osteoarthritis, has an influence on the early functional outcome after total knee arthroplasty should be clarified in a clinical evaluation. PATIENTS AND METHOD 47 Patients were treated with the same bicondylar knee endoprosthesis system (Type… CONTINUE READING

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