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ACE Report #12086
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Home-visit program superior to out-patient visit program following total knee replacement


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A home visit program versus a non-home visit program in total knee replacement patients: a randomized controlled trial

J Orthop Surg Res. 2019 Nov 29;14(1):405.

Contributing Authors: B Sindhupakorn PO Numpaisal S Thienpratharn D Jomkoh

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Synopsis

50 patients receiving a total knee replacement were randomized to receive a home-visit program or an out-patient visit program for post-operative patient assessment by the lead surgeon. Primary outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), knee range of motion, the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) Osteoarthritis Index, Knee and Function Scores, patient satisfa...

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