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High-flex versus standard NexGen prosthesis in total knee arthroplasty

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August 2015

High-flex versus standard NexGen prosthesis in total knee arthroplasty

Vol: 4| Issue: 8| Number:17| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Patients achieved greater range of movement when using high-flexion implants

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Jun;23(6):1598-609

Contributing Authors:
C Li Y Zeng B Shen J Yang Z Zhou P Kang Pei

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Synopsis

9 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis to determine the effects of NexGen Legacy Posterior Stabilized high-flexion prosthesis on range of motion and functional outcomes as compared to NexGen standard prosthesis in total knee arthroplasty patients. The study found that the LPS-flex prosthesis provided greater postoperative range of motion (ROM) without any differences in...

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