Long-term outcome of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated by multiple arthroplasty.


We conducted a study of 82 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who had undergone multiple arthroplasty and investigated their clinical findings and clinical courses. We reviewed the significance of multiple arthroplasty in the treatment of RA, its problems, and measures to solve them. All patients initially regained and maintained good walking capacity… (More)