Factors affecting flexion after total knee arthroplasty.

  title={Factors affecting flexion after total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Douglas A. Dennis and Richard D. Komistek and Giles R. Scuderi and Sumesh M Zingde},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
UNLABELLED Results of total knee arthroplasty have demonstrated excellent pain relief and increased patient function, particularly in activities such as walking. This procedure has not always met the needs of certain ethnic and religious groups as well as younger patients who require greater magnitudes of knee flexion. This has resulted in the introduction of new implant designs engineered to improve postoperative flexion. We reviewed factors known to influence postoperative flexion after total… CONTINUE READING