43 – CLINICAL OUTCOME FOLLOWING KNEE DISARTICULATION

@inproceedings{Murnaghan201143C,
  title={43 – CLINICAL OUTCOME FOLLOWING KNEE DISARTICULATION},
  author={John J. Murnaghan and Karen Fairley and Ramez Hanna},
  year={2011}
}
Purpose: To determine the wound healing rate, perioperative mortality and ambulatory status of patients following knee disarticulation. Method: Retrospective review of all cases performed by one surgeon at tertiary center. Charts reviewed for demographic data, surgical and follow-up data. Ambulatory status preop and postop graded after Volpicelli et al. Descriptive statistics applied. Results: 34 knee disarticulations in 28 patients. 3 perioperative deaths (11%). Report on 31 procedures in 25… CONTINUE READING