Rotating hinged total knee replacement: use with caution.

@article{Pour2007RotatingHT,
  title={Rotating hinged total knee replacement: use with caution.},
  author={Aidin Eslam Pour and Javad Parvizi and Nicholas R Slenker and James J. Purtill and Peter F. Sharkey},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2007},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={1735-41}
}
BACKGROUND A rotating hinged total knee prosthesis may be utilized for the treatment of global instability or severe bone loss around the knee. Older generations of rotating hinged designs were associated with suboptimal outcomes. We evaluated the outcome of salvage knee reconstructions that had been performed with use of modern-generation modular segmental kinematic rotating hinged total knee prostheses. METHODS The cohort included forty-three patients (twenty-nine women and fourteen men… CONTINUE READING

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