Functional Problems and Arthrofibrosis Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Seyler, Thorsten M.; Marker, David R.; Bhave, Anil; Plate, Johannes F.; Marulanda, German A.; Bonutti, Peter M.; Delanois, Ronald E.; Mont, Michael A.
October 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p59
Academic Journal
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.


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