Flexion after total knee replacement. A comparison between the Medial Pivot knee and a posterior stabilised implant.

@article{Shakespeare2006FlexionAT,
  title={Flexion after total knee replacement. A comparison between the Medial Pivot knee and a posterior stabilised implant.},
  author={David Shakespeare and Michael Ledger and Vera Kinzel},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={371-3}
}
A comparison was made between 261 knees replaced with the Medial Pivot arthroplasty and 288 replaced with the 913 posterior stabilised arthroplasty (PS knee). There was no significant difference in the flexion obtained at 12 months after surgery (111 degrees and 109 degrees , respectively). When the knees were grouped into preoperative flexion ranges, there was no significant difference between the two implants. Those knees with preoperative flexion up to 90 degrees gained most (mean 22.6… CONTINUE READING

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