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The Forgotten Knee in TKR: 
A Monocenter Propective Study

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The Forgotten Knee in TKR: 
A Monocenter Propective Study

  1. 1. The Forgotten Knee in TKR: A Monocenter Propective Study M Bercovy 1 , Kastahian S 2 - X Chevalier 2 1: CMC Paris 5 2: Hospital Henri Mondor,UPEC, Paris XII Provided by: Xavier Chevalier
  2. 2. • A “forgotten” knee is a joint that feels completely normal to the patient and is therefore the best possible outcome from the patient’s viewpoint. • Objective of the work was to evaluate the prevalence of forgotten knee in a monocentric prospective study of patients opreated for total knee joint replacement Provided by: Xavier Chevalier
  3. 3. • A total of 406 patients were included, 398 analysed: 70 + 8.6 years; duration of disease : 6,4 years (3-10) ; 100% Alback stage IV • Among the 80,9% totally painless knees, the percentage of forgotten knee was: 47,1% • Conclusion: A forgotten knee may be a criterion for complete recovery that might be of use in future studies of TKR outcomes Provided by: Xavier Chevalier

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