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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 368-371

Dual massive skeletal allograft in revision total knee arthroplasty


Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Bhavuk Garg
Department of Orthopaedics, 5th Floor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5413.82345

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The reconstruction of large uncontained defects represents a major challenge to the revision total knee surgeon, and the outcome of the revision often depends on the management of these bone deficiencies. We report the first successful use of both complete distal femoral and proximal tibia massive allografts in the reconstruction of large femoral and tibial uncontained defects during revision total knee arthroplasty. At the five-year follow up, we did not find any infection, graft failure or loosening of implant, in spite of using two massive structural allografts in a single revision total knee arthroplasty.


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