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Arterial complications of total knee replacement. The Australian experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3584193     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Arterial complications occurring in association with knee replacement surgery are rare, even though most patients having this operation are elderly and therefore more likely to have peripheral vascular disease. We report a patient who developed an arterial complication during the course of a knee replacement operation, as well as the results of a survey of Fellows of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. Recommendations to minimise this serious complication are proposed.
Authors:
J H Rush; J D Vidovich; M A Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0301-620X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Publication Date:  1987 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-26     Completed Date:  1987-06-26     Revised Date:  2010-11-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375355     Medline TA:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  400-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology*,  surgery
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / surgery*
Femoral Artery*
Humans
Knee Prosthesis*
Male
Middle Aged
Popliteal Artery*
Postoperative Complications / etiology
Thrombosis / etiology,  surgery

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