Arthroscopic synovectomy in haemophilic arthropathy of the knee

@article{Yoon2005ArthroscopicSI,
  title={Arthroscopic synovectomy in haemophilic arthropathy of the knee},
  author={Kyoung Ho Yoon and Dae Kyung Bae and Hee Sun Kim and Sang Jun Song},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={296-300}
}
From January 1996 to January 2001, arthroscopic synovectomies were performed in 28 knees with haemophilic arthropathy. The mean follow-up period was 5 years and 11 months. Six portals (two anterior, two suprapatellar, two posterior) and a posterior trans-septal portal were used in all cases. The average Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) knee score increased from 56.4 to 71.5 points at the last follow-up. The average frequency of haemarthrosis reduced from five times per month before operation… CONTINUE READING
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