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Title: Severe heterotopic ossifications after total knee arthroplasty
Authors: Bellemans, Johan ×
Claerhout, Piet
Eid, T
Fabry, Guy #
Issue Date: May-1999
Series Title: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica vol:65 issue:1 pages:98-101
Abstract: The authors report a case of severe heterotopic ossifications after a total knee arthroplasty in an 83-year-old woman. She showed a dramatic loss in range of motion between the third and sixth postoperative week, after she had obtained a satisfactory 0 degree to 90 degrees--range of motion at the 14th postoperative day. A treatment program of radiotherapy combined with indomethacin and nonaggressive antiinflammatory physiotherapy resulted in a slow but steady improvement with complete relief of symptoms 6 months postoperatively.
ISSN: 0001-6462
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
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