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MacIntosh arthroplasty for the rheumatoid knee: a 10-year follow up.

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The results of 75 MacIntosh arthroplasties performed for rheumatoid arthritis of the knee in 63 patients were reviewed at least 10 years after surgery. Forty-two knees in 35 patients were available for assessment. Eleven arthroplasties had been revised to total knee replacement without difficulty because of pain or poor function. The remaining 31 knees in 25 patients gave good or excellent results in 22 cases, fair in eight, and poor in one. Seven patients could not be traced, and 21 patients...

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10.1136/ard.44.11.738

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Volume:
44
Issue:
11
Pages:
738-741
Publication date:
1985-11-05
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
URN:
uuid:b7605e37-0761-4a17-a523-7f055606baa8
Source identifiers:
108653
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pubs:108653

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