European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology

, Volume 18, Issue 8, pp 555–564

Surgical management of young arthritic knee: a review

General Review

DOI: 10.1007/s00590-008-0353-2

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Mounasamy, V. & Sambandam, S. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (2008) 18: 555. doi:10.1007/s00590-008-0353-2


Increased life expectancy, higher demands of activity and the aspiring need to match the lifestyles of the similar age group has made the surgical management of young arthritic knee a challenge. Surgical management is thought, after all conservative measures have been exhausted and if activities of daily living are significantly affected.



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Glen AllenUSA
  2. 2.Virginia Common Wealth University Health SystemRichmondUSA