Wound Complications in Total Knee Arthroplasty

  • Douglas A. Dennis


Primary wound healing is critical for the success of any total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Any delay in wound healing risks infection and arthroplasty failure (1). Prevention of soft-tissue problems through the proper selection of skin incision, an understanding of vascular anatomy and patient risk factors, and prompt management should wound problems arise, is imperative to achieve desired results.


Wound Healing Total Knee Arthroplasty Wound Complication Lateral Retinacular Release Genicular Artery 
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  • Douglas A. Dennis
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  1. 1.Rose Musculoskeletal Research LaboratoryColorado School of MinesDenver

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