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Geometric total knee arthroplasty. A two-year follow-up study

J Bone Joint Surg Am, 1976 Sep 01;58(6):749-753
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Abstract

In a study of our experience with the first 119 geometric arthroplasties of the knee done at the Mayo Clinic, reported after a minimum follow-up period of two years, we noted that relief of pain was the primary goal in 84 per cent of the cases and this was achieved in the majority. The average total motion was relatively unchanged but it became more useful postoperatively.

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