Expectation, satisfaction and clinical outcome of patients after total knee arthroplasty

@article{Becker2011ExpectationSA,
  title={Expectation, satisfaction and clinical outcome of patients after total knee arthroplasty},
  author={Roland Becker and Carl D{\"o}ring and Andreas Denecke and M. Brosz},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={1433-1441}
}
There is a well-known difference between patients expectation, satisfaction and the measured clinical outcome in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). It has been hypothesized that higher expectation prior to surgery and higher satisfaction will show better clinical outcome according to well-established scoring systems, frequently used for assessment after TKA. A consecutive group of 102 patients was included who received TKA for degenerative osteoarthritis. A modified patients expectation form was… CONTINUE READING

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