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No clinical advantage of high-flexion versus standard prostheses in TKA

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August 2015

No clinical advantage of high-flexion versus standard prostheses in TKA

Vol: 4| Issue: 8| Number:24| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

No Superiority of High-Flexion vs Standard Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Update Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

J Arthroplasty. 2015 Jun;30(6):980-6

Contributing Authors:
Y Jiang JF Yao YM Xiong JB Ma H Kang P Xu

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17 randomized controlled trials analyzing patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty with a high-flexion versus standard prosthesis were included in this meta-analysis. The purpose of the study was to determine if high-flexion prostheses increase the range of motion in the knee and provide superior clinical outcomes as compared to standard prostheses. No significant differences were found in t...

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