TITLE

Functional Problems and Arthrofibrosis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

AUTHOR(S)
Seyler, Thorsten M.; Marker, David R.; Bhave, Anil; Plate, Johannes F.; Marulanda, German A.; Bonutti, Peter M.; Delanois, Ronald E.; Mont, Michael A.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information regarding the functional problems and arthrofibrosis following total knee arthroplasty. It is inferred that patient who have continued dysfunction despite of initial rehabilitation efforts may need revision surgery. The author implied that arthrofibrosis treatment, scarring, and soft-tissue contracture should involve less invasive treatment protocols before surgical option are considered.
ACCESSION #
27093556

 

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