TITLE

HIP AND KNEE SURGERY MINI KNEE PROCEDURE

AUTHOR(S)
Haddad, Fares; Wardle, Nicholas
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Pulse;3/2/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on minimally invasive total knee replacement. The advantages of the procedure include smaller and less noticeable scar, minimal interruption and dissection of neurovascular tissue, shorter hospital stay and greater flexion earlier than standard incision. Patients are selected based on medical health and knee deformity.
ACCESSION #
20282217

 

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