Which factors affect the duration of inpatient rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty in the absence of complications?

@article{Dauty2009WhichFA,
  title={Which factors affect the duration of inpatient rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty in the absence of complications?},
  author={Marc Dauty and X Smitt and Pierre Menu and Charles Dubois},
  journal={Annals of physical and rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={234-45}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine which preoperative factors might predict the duration of inpatient rehabilitation for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients in the absence of complications. METHODS We included 282 patients who had undergone primary TKA for osteoarthritis. The aim of the rehabilitation program was to recover 90 degrees of active knee flexion and good enough functional status to allow direct discharge to the patient;s home. Patients presenting complications… CONTINUE READING

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