Total condylar knee replacement: a 20-year followup study.

  title={Total condylar knee replacement: a 20-year followup study.},
  author={Jose A Rodriguez and H S Bhende and Chitranjan S. Ranawat},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Between 1976 and 1979, 220 total knee replacements were done on 164 patients using the Total Condylar Knee replacement. The diagnosis was rheumatoid arthritis in 111 knees and osteoarthritis in 109 knees. Patients with 157 knees are known to have died as of December 1998, leaving 63 knees in patients who are still alive. Twelve patients with 18 knees were lost to followup. The average 20-year followup data (range, 18-22 years) are presented for 45 knees in 30 patients using Knee Society… CONTINUE READING