Total knee replacement in patients with genu recurvatum.

  title={Total knee replacement in patients with genu recurvatum.},
  author={John Brian Meding and Emma Keating and Merrill A. Ritter and Philip M. Faris and Michael E. Berend},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Between June 1987 and March 1997, 57 total knee replacements were done in 53 patients with at least 5 degrees hyperextension deformity as measured on physical examination. The average recurvatum measured 11 degrees (range, 5 degrees-20 degrees). No cases of major ligamentous instability, neuromuscular disease, or inflammatory arthropathy were identified before surgery. Before surgery, Knee Society knee, function, and pain scores averaged 41 points, 41 points, and 13 points, respectively. A… CONTINUE READING


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