Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
  • Fragkiskos N. Xypnitos
  • Peter Bobak


Loose femoral and/or tibial components (and/or patellar component in case of patellar resurfacing)

Dysfunction of the extensor mechanism


Tibial Component Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Extensor Mechanism Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Patella Tracking 
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Further Reading

  1. Jacofsky DJ, Della Valle CJ, Meneghini RM, Sporer SM, Cercek RM. Revision total knee arthroplasty: What the practicing orthopaedic surgeon needs to know”. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92:1282–92.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Lewallen DG, Fehring TK, Dennis DA, Scuderi GR. Revision total knee arthroplasty: surgical techniques. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91 Suppl 5:69–71.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Lonner JH, Fehring TK, Hanssen AD, Pellegrini Jr VD, Padgett DE, Wright TM, et al. Revision total knee arthroplasty: the preoperative evaluation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91 Suppl 5:64–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Mulhall KJ, Ghomrawi HM, Scully S, Callaghan JJ, Saleh KJ. Current etiologies and modes of failure in total knee arthroplasty revision. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006;446:45–50.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Nice clinical guideline 92 – Venous thromboembolism: reducing the risk. Reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) in patients admitted to hospital. ( Accessed Jan 2010.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
    • 2
  • Fragkiskos N. Xypnitos
    • 1
  • Peter Bobak
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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