Is gait normal after total knee arthroplasty? Systematic review of the literature.

@article{Milner2009IsGN,
  title={Is gait normal after total knee arthroplasty? Systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Clare E Milner},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={114-20}
}
BACKGROUND Development or retention of abnormal gait patterns after total knee arthroplasty may be related to the predictable pattern of further deterioration of other lower extremity joints. The purpose of this study was to determine whether gait mechanics are abnormal after total knee arthroplasty by conducting a systematic review of the literature. METHODS Articles were identified by searching the following electronic databases: PubMed, Cinahl, Web of Science: 221 references were retrieved… CONTINUE READING