Radionuclide bone scintigraphy in the detection of significant complications after total knee joint replacement.

AIM Post-arthroplasty knee pain is common and clinically it can be difficult to identify those patients with complications requiring active treatment. The aim of this study was to determine the usefulness of(99)Tc(m)-MDP bone scintigraphy. METHOD A retrospective study of all patients having a(99)Tc(m)-MDP bone scintigram for a painful knee arthroplasty… CONTINUE READING