Patient Dissatisfaction Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review of the Literature
21 July 2017
|Dissatisfaction following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is common. Approximately 20% of patients report dissatisfaction following primary TKA.||R Gunaratne, DN Pratt, J Banda, DP Fick, RJK Khan, BW Robertson|
|This review found that patient dissatisfaction pertains to several key factors. Patient expectations prior to surgery, the degree of improvement in knee function, and pain relief following surgery were commonly cited in the literature. Fewer associations were found in the socioeconomic and surgical domains.
|The Journal of Arthroplasty
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