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Does malalignment affect revision rate in total knee replacements: a systematic review of the literature

Abstract:

To ensure implant durability following Modern total knee replacement (TKR) surgery, one long held principle in condylar total knee arthroplasty is positioning the components in alignment with the mechanical axis and restoring the overall limb alignment to 180° ± 3°. However, this view has been challenged recently. Given the high number of TKR performed, clarity on this integral aspect of the procedure is necessary. To investigate the association between malalignment following primary TKR and ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40064-015-1604-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
SpringerOpen Publisher's website
Journal:
SpringerPlus Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
835
Chapter number:
ARTN 835
Publication date:
2015-12-30
Acceptance date:
2015-12-11
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EISSN:
2193-1801
ISSN:
2193-1801
URN:
uuid:d037fb07-8b71-49e9-aba4-c31f5ad4913c
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585896
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pubs:585896
Paper number:
1

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