Endoprosthetic Replacement of the Knee in Rheumatic Diseases

  • K. Tillmann
Conference paper


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.



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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

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

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