What's New in Adult Reconstructive Knee Surgery

Deirmengian, Carl A.; Lonner, Jess H.
November 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;11/17/2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 16, p2753
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the 2009 published researches related to adult reconstructive knee surgery. It says that an increase in primary and total knee arthroplasties by individual surgeons is observed from 1990-2004 while the mortality rate increases to 0.28% from 2000-2004. It adds that penicillin was found to be effective in lessening venous thromboembolism after major orthopaedic surgery and the surgical decision-making technology are computer navigation and case-specific cutting jig.


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