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Does malalignment affect patient reported outcomes following total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review of the literature

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Total knee replacement is an effective treatment for knee arthritis. While the majority of TKAs have demonstrated promising long-term results, up to 20 % of patients remain dissatisfied with the outcome of surgery at 1 year. Implant malalignment has been implicated as a contributing factor to less successful outcomes. Recent evidence has challenged the relationship between alignment and patient reported outcome measures. Given the number of procedures per year, clarity on t... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40064-016-2790-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Oxford college:
Trinity College
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Publisher:
Springer International Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Springerplus Journal website
Volume:
5
Pages:
Article: 1201
Publication date:
2016-07-28
Acceptance date:
2016-07-07
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EISSN:
2193-1801
ISSN:
2193-1801
Pubs id:
pubs:637676
URN:
uri:e5da4623-016e-4462-acd8-3a851ab9cd1b
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uuid:e5da4623-016e-4462-acd8-3a851ab9cd1b
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pubs:637676

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