Shortening femoral osteotomy with stemmed resurfacing total knee arthroplasty for severe flexion contracture in Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Abstract

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) is a progressive disease characterized by pain, swelling, and loss of motion in the joints of adolescents. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) can be indicated, during the adolescent years, in patients with advanced JRA to alleviate pain and improve function. Because of the relative infrequency of TKA in patients with JRA… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jor.2014.05.002

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