Do patients return to work after total knee arthroplasty?

  title={Do patients return to work after total knee arthroplasty?},
  author={Adolph V. Lombardi and Ryan M. Nunley and Keith R. Berend and Erin L Ruh and John C F Clohisy and William G. Hamilton and Craig J. Della Valle and Javad Parvizi and Robert L. Barrack},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  volume={472 1},
BACKGROUND Although there is extensive literature supporting a high success rate, there are limited data on return to work after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We sought to determine (1) the percentage of patients who returned to work after TKA; (2) what percentage returned to their original job; (3) whether this varied based on the physical job demand category; and (4) whether there were differences between men and women in terms of the likelihood of returning to work… CONTINUE READING
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