A Comparative Study on the Long-Term Outcome of Total Knee Arthroplasty Performed for Knees Stiff in Extension and Those Stiff in Flexion.


BACKGROUND Patients with chronic stiff knee with extremely restricted arc of motion (AOM ≤ 20°) may present with stiffness either in extension (stiff in extension [SE]) or in flexion (stiff in flexion [SF]). The difference in the functional outcome after total knee arthroplasty between these 2 groups has not been elaborated in literature. METHODS We… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.06.027


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