Duo-condylar knee arthroplasty: hospital for special surgery design.

@article{Ranawat1976DuocondylarKA,
  title={Duo-condylar knee arthroplasty: hospital for special surgery design.},
  author={Chitranjan S. Ranawat and John Nevil Insall and John Shine},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1976},
  volume={120},
  pages={76-82}
}
This is a report of 94 knees in 88 patients with the duo-condylar type of knee arthroplasty. The follow-up period of time was between 2 to 4 years with an average of 3 years. The rheumatoid to osteoarthritic patient ratio was 3 to 1. The overall results were excellent in 37.5 per cent, good in 37.5 per cent, fair in 16 per cent, and poor in 9 per cent. The main causes of failure and poor results were: (1) under or over correction of deformity leading to subluxation and/or instability of the… CONTINUE READING