Distance Between New and Previous Incision on Skin Necrosis in Total Knee Arthroplasty
The distance between new and previous incisions does not affect skin necrosis in total knee arthroplasty: a parallel-randomized controlled clinical trialBMC Surg. 2022 Sep 26;22(1):350.
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Fifty patients with a previous longitudinal knee scar who were scheduled for a total knee arthroplasty were randomized to have the new incision placed anywhere within 8cm of the previous incision (n=25) or at least 8cm away (n=25). The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of necrosis and scar-related complications. Secondary outcomes of interest included the Knee Society Score (KSS), meas...
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