Effect of surgical closing in total knee arthroplasty at flexion or extension: a prospective, randomized study


Komurcu E., YUKSEL H. Y. , ERSOZ M., AKTEKIN C. N. , Hapa O., Celebi L., ...More

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.22, no.12, pp.3067-3073, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-014-2896-6
  • Journal Name: KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3067-3073

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of knee position during wound closure (flexed vs. extended) in total knee arthroplasty on knee strength and function, as determined by knee society scores and isokinetic testing of extensor and flexor muscle groups.