The surgical treatment of arthrofibrosis of the knee.


Sixty-one lysis of adhesion procedures were performed for arthrofibrosis of the knee between 1981 and 1990. In 43 cases (37 patients) the etiology was prior knee ligament surgery. Ten cases had sustained fractures about the knee and eight had miscellaneous etiologies. Six patients required a second lysis of adhesion procedure. A retrospective analysis of… (More)