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Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
A. Seth Greenwald, D.Phil. (Oxon)1
1 Department of Orthopaedic Research, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
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Edited by Gerard A. Engh and Cecil H. Rorabeck. Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1997. $130.00, 485 pp.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 1998 May 01;80(5):772-772
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The value of this text begins with the preface. In 1996, the number of primary total knee arthroplasties in the United States overtook that of primary total hip replacements and the rate of knee revision increased by almost 12 per cent compared with that in 1995. Given the more active lifestyles of the increasing population of patients who are less than sixty-five years of age, this trend is likely to continue. The editors called upon surgeons and scientists who, in their phraseology, "have been there," to share their collective knowledge and expertise regarding this most demanding reconstructive procedure.
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