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Systematic Evaluation of Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty

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Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been shown to be effective, reliable, and durable in reducing pain and improving function in patients with knee joint arthrosis. However, as the number of TKAs increases, there will be an expected corresponding increase in the number of revisions. While pain is nearly a universal complaint of all patients with failing knee replacements, identification and, most importantly, understanding the mechanism of failure and pain are critical to successful revision surgery. This chapter discusses the evaluation of the painful TKA.

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Lee, GC. (2022). Systematic Evaluation of Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty. In: Hansen, E., Kühn, KD. (eds) Essentials of Cemented Knee Arthroplasty. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-63113-3_56

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