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Endoprosthetic Replacement of the Knee in Rheumatic Diseases

  • K. Tillmann
Conference paper

Abstract

From 1971 through 1984 in the Orthopaedic Department of the Rheumaklinik, Bad Bramstedt, 977 knee endoprostheses were implanted — the great majority in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Surface replacement was used as well asjhe hinge of the “St. Georg” type, and after 1978 a constrained total joint with migrating axis.

Keywords

Rheumatoid Arthritis General Practice Human Physiology Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Sport Medicine 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Tillmann
    • 1
  1. 1.RheumaklinikBad BramstedtGermany

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