TKA outcomes in younger patients: Too optimistic?

By Peter Pollack

Revision rates may only tell part of the story

Commonly accepted rates of successful outcomes after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in younger patients may be excessively optimistic, and revision rates provide only part of the full outcome picture, according to Andrew J. Price, PhD, FRCS, in a paper he presented at the 2009 AAOS Annual Meeting.

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