To assess cases of total knee replacement in a tertiary care centre
Author(s): Dr. Rajendra Kumar and Dr. Hasib Iqbal Kamali
Abstract:Background: Total knee arthroplasty has revolutionized the care of patients with end stage arthritic conditions. Increasing life expectancy, growing demand and success of this surgery have lead to signicant increase in the number of total knee replacements. The present study was conducted to assess cases of total knee replacement in a tertiary care centre.
Material and Methods: The present retrospective study was conducted in the department of Orthopedics. It comprised of 180 patients of both genders in which TKA was performed. A thorough clinical examination and Radiological assessment was performed. All patients were assessed clinically using the knee society score. Statistical analyses were performed using SPSS 20.0. P value less than 0.05 was considered significant.
Results: In the present study total participants were 180 in which 62.22% were male and 37.77% were females. The clinical outcome was excellent in 81.11%, good in 8.33%, fair in 3.88% and poor in 6.66% cases.
Conclusion: The present study concluded that maximum cases of total knee replacement were in males and clinical outcome was excellent in maximum cases.