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Case Discussion to Chap. 15: Lateral Oversizing of Tibial TKR Component Leading to Chronic Irritation of the Iliotibial Tract

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The Unhappy Total Knee Replacement

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A 75-year-old woman underwent a cruciate-retaining fixed-bearing total knee replacement (TKR; Triathlon, Stryker, Switzerland) of the left knee without primary patellar resurfacing. The patient presented to our clinic 18 months after primary TKR due to persistent left-sided lateral knee pain.

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Hatz, B., Hirschmann, M.T. (2015). Case Discussion to Chap. 15: Lateral Oversizing of Tibial TKR Component Leading to Chronic Irritation of the Iliotibial Tract. In: Hirschmann, M., Becker, R. (eds) The Unhappy Total Knee Replacement. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08099-4_19

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