Total knee arthroplasty in a previously ankylosed or arthrodesed knee.

  title={Total knee arthroplasty in a previously ankylosed or arthrodesed knee.},
  author={R J Naranja and Paul A. Lotke and Mark W. Pagnano and Arlen D. Hanssen},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Few reports address the reconstructive challenge of total knee arthroplasty after a surgically fused or ankylosed knee. The long term results and complications of a large series of patients who have had their ankylosed or arthrodesed knee converted to a total knee replacement were evaluated. Thirty-seven knees (35 patients, 28 female and 7 male) without any motion in the knee were retrospectively reviewed in a multicenter study after total knee arthroplasty. The mean age was 53 years, and the… CONTINUE READING

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