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Higher ROM achieved with high-flex TKA; no significant effect on functional outcome

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May 2016

Higher ROM achieved with high-flex TKA; no significant effect on functional outcome

Vol: 5| Issue: 5| Number:59| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of High-Flexion and Conventional Implants in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis

Med Sci Monit. 2015 Jun 9;21:1679-86

Contributing Authors:
Z Wang M Wei Q Zhang Z Zhang Y Cui

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16 studies (2643 knees) were selected for inclusion in this meta-analysis for the purpose of determining whether high-flexion prostheses were superior to conventional prostheses after total knee arthroplasty, in terms of clinical outcomes and range of motion. Results indicated that high-flexion implants offered significantly greater knee range of motion postoperatively, but but did significantly i...

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