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Failure of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) caused by wear of the polyethylene-bearing surface of a metal-backed tibial platform or a metal-backed patellar component is a recognized complication. We present a case of a 78-year-old woman with a cystic mass in the left calf caused by metal wear debris...
Data indicate that deep venous thrombosis (DVT) occurs at the time of knee arthroplasty. Nevertheless, literature concerning DVT prophylaxis has only recently addressed this contention. This prospective study evaluated the efficacy of a perioperative prophylactic regimen. Between January 1996 and...
Scarcely any information has been published on deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in Chinese patients after total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, generally, no prophylaxis is given to patients who do not have conventional high-risk factors because they are believed to be...