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TKR - Complications


94% 11 year survival for total condylar prosthesis
Specific Groups

TKR after Patellectomy
ref: Joshi etal JBJS 76B: 926-929, 1994
- 19 pts, av FU 63 mths , high complication rate - 36% overall
3 supracondylar #'s, 3 coronal instabilities ( no AP instabilities)

TKR in severe deformity ref: Karachalios etal JBJS 76B: 938-942, 1994
- 51 knees with varus or valgus >20 deg

14 knees had persisting deformity esp in the case of valgus , 4 knees with valgus > 30 deg had lat dislocation / subluxation of the patella post TKR

Complications of TKR

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