Peri prosthetic fractures after total knee arthroplasty

Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics | Vol 5 | Issue 1 |  Jan-Jun 2020   | page: 36-40 | Shubhranshu S. Mohanty, Swapnil A. Keny, Ashwin Sathe

Author: Shubhranshu S. Mohanty [1], Swapnil A. Keny [1], Ashwin Sathe [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Seth GS Medical College & King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Shubhranshu S. Mohanty,
Department of Orthopaedics, Seth GS Medical College & King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.


Background: The risk of periprosthetic fracture following TKA is particularly high because most of the TKA patients are elderly and also have osteoporosis. The management remains challenging as a result of poor bone stock, pre-existing implant and bone cement that may impede fracture reduction and fixation, predisposing to non-union or malunion . This article is a comprehensive review of Periprosthetic fractures following total knee replacement surgery along with their management algorithms.
Keywords: Total knee arthroplasty, Preprosthetic fracture, Review.


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How to Cite this article: Mohanty SS, Keny SA, Sathe A| Peri prosthetic fractures after total knee arthroplasty | Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics | January-June 2020; 5(1):36-40.

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