Total condylar knee replacement in patients who have rheumatoid arthritis. A ten-year follow-up study.

  • Richard S. Laskin
  • Published 1990 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…


Eighty knee replacements with a total condylar prosthesis in patients who had rheumatoid arthritis were followed for ten years. At ten years, nineteen knees needed revision and sixty-one prostheses were still functioning. The major reasons for revision were loosening of the tibial component or late bacteremic seeding from another site. Radiolucency at the… (More)


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