Primary total knee arthroplasty in the elderly

Feroz Dinah, Simon C. Mears

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Abstract

Purpose of review The elderly form a distinct subgroup of patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty. In this report, we review recent literature examining postoperative complications and functional outcome measures after primary total knee arthroplasty in the older patient (>70 years old), as well as the results of total kneearthroplasty for intraarticular fractures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-169
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Orthopaedic Practice
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2008

Keywords

  • Complications
  • Elderly
  • Function
  • TKA
  • Total knee arthroplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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