Development of preoperative prediction models for pain and functional outcome after total knee arthroplasty using The Dutch Arthroplasty Register (LROI) data

One of the main determinants of treatment satisfaction after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is the fulfillment of preoperative expectations. For optimal expectation management, it is useful to accurately predict the treatment result. Multiple patient factors registered in the Dutch Arthroplasty Register (LROI) can potentially be utilized to estimate the most likely treatment result. The aim of the present study was to create and validate models that predict residual symptoms for patients undergoing primary TKA for knee osteoarthritis.
Source: The Journal of Arthroplasty - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research

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