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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:100 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #496
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

A randomised, controlled trial of circumpatellar electrocautery in total knee replacement


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OrthoEvidence. A randomised, controlled trial of circumpatellar electrocautery in total knee replacement . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):100. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/496

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

A randomised, controlled trial of circumpatellar electrocautery in total knee replacement without patellar resurfacing

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery BR; 2011; 93(B); 1054-1059

Contributing Authors: HP van Jonbergen VA Scholtes A van Kampen RW Poolman

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Synopsis

300 patients requiring total knee replacement (TKR) for primary osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to receive pain treatment with either a circumpatellar electrocautery or no electrocautery. The 1-year results indicate that patients who received intervention displayed significantly better pain scores and improved function scores.The mean incidence of pain was found to be greater in the non-interv...

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