Total knee arthroplasty after osseous ankylosis of the knee joint


Kovalak E., CAN A., STEGEMANN N., ERDOĞAN A. O. , Erdogan F.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.49, no.5, pp.503-507, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2015.14.0304
  • Journal Name: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.503-507

Abstract

Objective: A knee fusion is associated with considerable restrictions, including the inability to sit properly, use public transportation, and climb stairs. The purpose of this study is to report and discuss our cases of spontaneous ankylosed knees which were taken down and underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA).