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Knee revision

The mechanisms of failure of knee are fairly similar although obviously not identical to that of the hip.  These include infection, deep infection, loosening, wear, peri-prosthetic fracture and rarer causes of failure include dislocation.

Deep Infection

Knee Wear  

Loosening

Peri-prosthetic Fractures 


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