Radiographic and scintigraphic evaluation of total knee arthroplasty.

  title={Radiographic and scintigraphic evaluation of total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Robert C Schneider and Michael Soudry},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Various radiographic and scintigraphic methods are used to supplement clinical findings in the evaluation of total knee arthroplasty and its complications. Serial roentgenograms offer reliable information for diagnosing mechanical loosening. Wide and extensive radiolucency at the cement-bone interface and shift in position and alignment of prosthetic components can be seen in almost all cases by the time revision is necessary. Radiographic abnormalities are usually not present in acute… CONTINUE READING