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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:275 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #3697
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Circumpatellar electrocautery does not reduce anterior knee pain following TKR

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OrthoEvidence. Circumpatellar electrocautery does not reduce anterior knee pain following TKR. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):275. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3697

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

Does circumpatellar electrocautery improve the outcome after total knee replacement?: A prospective, randomised, blinded controlled trial

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Sep;94(9):1228-33

Contributing Authors: S Baliga CJ McNair KJ Barnett J Macleod RW Humphry D Finlayson

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200 patients undergoing total knee replacement (without patellar resurfacing) for degenerative joint disease were randomized to a procedure with or without circumpatellar electrocautery to determine its effect on anterior knee pain and function. Oxford knee and VAS pain scores were recorded over a 12 month period. The results indicated that there were no differences between the two groups at any t...

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