Results of revision total knee arthroplasty performed for aseptic loosening.

  title={Results of revision total knee arthroplasty performed for aseptic loosening.},
  author={Richard Joel Friedman and Philip Hirst and Robert Poss and Kathy Kelley and Clement B. Sledge},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
One hundred thirty-seven revision total knee arthroplasties (TKA) performed in 117 patients with failed aseptic metal-to-plastic knees over ten years (1974-1984) were studied to determine the long-term clinical and roentgenographic results and were compared to primary TKA. The mean age was 65 years (range, 32-90 years). Fifty-three percent had rheumatoid arthritis, and 47% had osteoarthritis. The mean interval from initial to revision TKA (129 knees) was four years (range, three months to 11… CONTINUE READING

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