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Are pain and function better measures of outcome than revision rates after TKR in the younger patient?

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Revision is the gold standard outcome measurement for survival analyses of orthopaedic implants but reliance on revision as an endpoint has been recently questioned. This study, that assesses long-term outcome in a specific group of patients who had undergone total knee replacement (TKR) for osteoarthritis, highlights the main problems facing modern survival analyses. Minimum 12-year survival and outcome data were reviewed for a series of sixty patients under the age of 60 years (mean age 55....

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10.1016/j.knee.2009.09.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Knee
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
196-199
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
URN:
uuid:d5383596-625a-4359-9186-bb729a2a2f1e
Source identifiers:
62615
Local pid:
pubs:62615

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