Muscle power and function two years after unicompartmental knee replacement.
Unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) is a commonly performed procedure, suitable for one in four patients requiring knee replacement for end-stage osteoarthritis. Recovery and return of function is quicker than with total knee replacement (TKR), but little information is known about the recovery of muscle power. We prospectively studied a cohort of forty four patients undergoing medial UKR to document their functional recovery and leg extensor power. Muscle power was measured using a Leg E...Expand abstract
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