TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2015, Cilt 14, Sayı, 2     (Sayfalar: 107-112)

Extensor mechanism problems in revision total knee arthroplasty

Cem Özcan 1, Mesut Tahta 1, Muhittin Şener 1

1 İzmir Katip Çelebi Üniversitesi, Atatürk Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, İzmir, Türkiye

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2015.15
Görüntüleme: 582
İndirme : 489

Extensor mechanism problems are one of the serious complications and an important cause of morbidity in revision knee arthroplasty, having direct consequences on clinical results. Serious complications such as quadriceps and patellar tendon rupture, patella fracture, patellar alignment problems and instability may be seen. In order to avoid legal problems and reduce morbidity rate, surgeons should know the possible complications of the operation and be able to manage them. In this review, causes and solutions of extensor mechanism problems are presented.

Anahtar Kelimeler : revision, knee; arthroplasty; extensor mechanism; joint instability