publication . Article . 2020

Surgical treatment of the knee joint contractures after total knee arthoplasty

A A Akhpashev; Leonid K. Brizhan; Aleksander Aleksandrovich Artemiev; Mikhail A. Bolotnikov; Aleksander A. Shipulin; Ali Masoud Ali Salim Kashoob;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Oct 2020 Journal: Клиническая практика, volume 11, issue 3, pages 35-42 (issn: 2220-3095, eissn: 2618-8627, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eco-vector
Background . The development of contractures after total knee replacement is most often associated with arthrofibrosis and constitutes up to 1.3–5.7% of the total number of cases of joint replacement. The conservative treatment is ineffective. Arthrolysis is pathogenetically substantiated (arthroscopic or open). Aim : assessment of the effectiveness of arthrolysis as a method of treating knee joint contractures after arthroplasty, comparison of the results of arthroscopic and open arthrolysis, analysis of complications. Methods . We compared two groups in a retrospective study. In group 1, 57 patients underwent arthroscopic arthrolysis. In group 2, 54 patients u...
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Medical Subject Headings: musculoskeletal diseases
free text keywords: arthroscopic surgery, revision surgery, total knee arthroplasty, contracture, Medicine, R, Muscle contracture, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Range of motion, Contracture, medicine.symptom, Arthrofibrosis, medicine.disease, Retrospective cohort study, Arthroplasty, medicine.medical_treatment, business.industry, business, Joint replacement, Knee Joint
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