The Gschwend-Scheier-Bähler Knee Prosthesis

  • N. Gschwend
  • H. Siegrist
  • H. G. Scheier
  • A. Bähler


Knee arthroplasty can be considered a routine operation in orthopedics today. Its numbers are increasing almost yearly in specialized clinics. Our own statistics also confirm this trend (1990, 221 knee and 477 hip arthroplasties; 1993, 326 knee and 512 hip arthroplasties).


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  • N. Gschwend
  • H. Siegrist
  • H. G. Scheier
  • A. Bähler

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