Knee replacement

  title={Knee replacement},
  author={A. Carr and O. Robertsson and S. Graves and A. Price and N. Arden and A. Judge and D. Beard},
  journal={The Lancet},
Knee-replacement surgery is frequently done and highly successful. It relieves pain and improves knee function in people with advanced arthritis of the joint. The most common indication for the procedure is osteoarthritis. We review the epidemiology of and risk factors for knee replacement. Because replacement is increasingly considered for patients younger than 55 years, improved decision making about whether a patient should undergo the procedure is needed. We discuss assessment of surgery… Expand
Kinematic behaviour and soft tissue management in guided motion total knee replacement