TKR: No advantage of gender-specific prosthesis in female osteoarthritis patients
Do we need a gender-specific total knee replacement? A randomised controlled trial comparing a high-flex and a gender-specific posterior designJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Jun;94(6):787-92
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24 female patients (48 knees) with bilateral osteoarthritis were randomized to receive a high-flexion posterior-stabilised (PS) total knee replacement (TKR) in one knee and a gender-specific high-flexion PS TKR in the other knee. Over 1 year, there was no significant difference between the two types of TKR with respect to range of movement, pain, satisfaction, and the median "feel" score. The two ...
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