Risk Factors for Early Revision in Elderly TKA Patients

Study examines impact of patient comorbidities

Maureen Leahy

With patients living longer, more active lives, the demand for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is increasing. However, elderly TKA patients with certain comorbidities are at increased risk of early revision, according to data presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

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