Development of a new Knee Society scoring system.

@article{Noble2012DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a new Knee Society scoring system.},
  author={Philip C. Noble and Giles R. Scuderi and Adam C Brekke and Alla Sikorskii and James B. Benjamin and Jess H. Lonner and Priya Chadha and Daniel A Daylamani and William N Scott and Robert B. Bourne},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2012},
  volume={470 1},
  pages={20-32}
}
BACKGROUND The Knee Society Clinical Rating System was developed in 1989 and has been widely adopted. However, with the increased demand for TKA, there is a need for a new, validated scoring system to better characterize the expectations, satisfaction, and physical activities of the younger, more diverse population of TKA patients. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We developed and validated a new Knee Society Scoring System. METHODS We developed the new knee scoring system in two stages. Initially, a… CONTINUE READING