[Muscle function of the thigh 10 years following a malignant bone tumor and implantation of a tumor prosthesis in the knee].


To objectify the muscle function of 5 patients ten years after implantation of a tumor endoprosthesis of the knee simultaneous muscle force and IEMG was recorded. The muscular activity in the operated leg was found to be reduced for the extension muscles (8-20%) and for the flexion muscles (28-52%) when comparing to the normal leg. Knee extension of the… (More)