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External fixation versus intramedullary nailing for knee arthrodesis after failed infected total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background The aim of this study is to compare intramedullary nailing with external fixation for knee arthrodesis after failed infected total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Primary outcome is radiographic union. Secondary outcomes include recurrent deep infection, revision arthrodesis, and amputation. Methods Systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing outcomes from intramedullary nailing and external fixation in patients with infected TKA undergoing ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.arth.2017.10.055

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Arthroplasty Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
4
Pages:
1288-1295
Publication date:
2017-11-08
Acceptance date:
2017-10-30
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ISSN:
0883-5403
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812767
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uuid:ae8cb1d1-ff0d-4646-8675-9369bb537f88
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pubs:812767
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2017-12-23

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