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Preoperative pain location is a poor predictor of outcome after Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty at 1 and 5 years.

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PURPOSE: Indications for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) vary between units. Some authors have suggested, and many surgeons believe, that medial UKA should only be performed in patients who localise their pain to the medial joint line. This is despite research showing a poor correlation between patient-reported location of pain and radiological or operative findings in osteoarthritis. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of patient-reported preoperative pain location and ...

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10.1007/s00167-012-2211-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
Volume:
21
Issue:
11
Pages:
2421-2426
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1433-7347
ISSN:
0942-2056
URN:
uuid:15a78cfc-54fd-41c9-8cc3-f96802c76ecd
Source identifiers:
352448
Local pid:
pubs:352448

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