Dislocation after total knee arthroplasty.

Wazir , NN.; Shan , Y.; Mukundala , VV.; Gunalan , R. (2007) Dislocation after total knee arthroplasty. Singapore Medical Journal, 48 (5). pp. 138-40. ISSN 0037-5675

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Abstract

Two cases of dislocation of total knee arthroplasty presented to us within the same week. The first patient is a 71-year-old woman who underwent bilateral primary total knee arthroplasty. The left knee dislocated three weeks after the surgery. Due to failure of conservative measures, she underwent revision total knee arthroplasty. The other patient is a 72-year-old woman presenting ten years after primary total knee arthroplasty, with a traumatic dislocation of the knee joint. She was treated as an outpatient with closed manipulative reduction.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Wazir , NN.
  2. Shan , Y.
  3. Mukundala , VV.
  4. Gunalan , R.
Journal or Publication Title: Singapore Medical Journal
Additional Information: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Accidental Falls; Aged;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2011 16:39
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2011 16:39
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/628

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