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 SS  Vol.3 No.5 , May 2012
A Concise Review of Surgical exposures for Revision Knee Arthroplasty
Abstract: Revision knee arthroplasty is fraught with complications such as delayed wound healing, arthrofibrosis, increased chances of infection, instability and extensor mechanism disruption. The key to avoiding these complications is to handle the soft tissue with care and to have an adequate surgical exposure at the same time. As the number of revisions has gone up, there has been a renewed interest in getting the basics right to have an adequate surgical exposure. Numerous surgical approaches have been proposed and subsequently modified. We present a concise review of the various surgical approaches for a revision knee replacement.
Cite this paper: A. Anand, R. Adala, M. Kumar, J. Srinivas and G. Kodikal, "A Concise Review of Surgical exposures for Revision Knee Arthroplasty," Surgical Science, Vol. 3 No. 5, 2012, pp. 256-260. doi: 10.4236/ss.2012.35051.
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