Open debridement and soft tissue release as a salvage procedure for the severely arthrofibrotic knee.

@article{Millett1999OpenDA,
  title={Open debridement and soft tissue release as a salvage procedure for the severely arthrofibrotic knee.},
  author={Peter J. Millett and Riley J. Williams and Thomas L. Wickiewicz},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={552-61}
}
Postoperative loss of knee motion is a well-recognized phenomenon. This paper reports our results with open debridement and soft tissue release as a salvage procedure in the treatment of patients with severe arthrofibrosis on whom arthroscopic surgical techniques had failed. Eight knees (eight patients) were identified retrospectively. There were four men and four women; mean age was 29 years. All had severely restricted motion with extensive intraarticular and periarticular fibrosis. Range of… CONTINUE READING
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