alexa Abstract | Orthopedic Management of Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
ISSN: 2167-7921

Journal of Arthritis
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Short Communication Open Access


Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is known to be most successful procedure for advanced knee rheumatoid arthritis. If it is performed with meticulous pre-operative assessment and preparation, appropriate surgical technique, and efficient post-operative rehabilitation it has the potential to improve functionality and overall quality of life. Because of the early degeneration of knee joints, RA patients are younger at TKA and the potential revision rate may be increased in this patient population. In addition, bone and soft tissue are poorer and also deformity patterns are different from other patients. Therefore this population requires special attention in the orthopedic management. The aim of the present article was to describe current perspectives of total knee arthroplasty in the patients with RA.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Serkan Akpancar, Hasan Turgut, Oner Tatar, Faruk Akyildiz and Safak Ekinci


Total knee arthroplasty, Rehabilitation, Knee joints, Soft tissue, Rheumatoid arthritis, Synovium, Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Synovial Fluid, Joint Replacement

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading Please wait..
Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version