Wound healing problems in TKA: Just when you thought it was over!

Mary I. O'Connor

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Abstract

Wound healing problems after TKA can be minimized by identifying at-risk patients, using postoperative oxygen liberally, careful surgical technique, and allowing wound healing to take priority over early motion. If a wound problem develops, prompt treatment will decrease the risk of catastrophic deep infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)983-984
Number of pages2
JournalOrthopedics
Volume27
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2004

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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