Evaluation of gait performance of knee osteoarthritis patients after total knee arthroplasty with different assistive devices

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Tereso,Ana; Martins,Maria Manuel; Santos,Cristina Peixoto;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia Biomédica
  • Journal: Research on Biomedical Engineering (issn: 2446-4740)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/2446-4740.0729
  • Subject: Assistive devices | Total knee arthroplasty | Walkers | Biotechnology | R5-920 | Knee osteoarthritis | Elderly | Medicine (General) | TP248.13-248.65

Introduction: Nowadays Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) affects a large percentage of the elderly, and one solution is to perform a Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA). In this paper, one intends to study the gait and posture of these patients after the TKA, while walking with three... View more
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