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Surgical training does not affect operative time and outcome in total knee arthroplasty

Weber, Markus , Renkawitz, Tobias, Worlicek, Michael, Voellner, Florian, Woerner, Michael, Benditz, Achim, Weber, Daniela and Grifka, Joachim (2018) Surgical training does not affect operative time and outcome in total knee arthroplasty. PLOS ONE 13 (6), e0197850.

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Training the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is crucial, but might affect operative time and outcome. We hypothesized that the learning curve of residents in TKA has an impact on (1) operative time, (2) complication rates and (3) early postoperative outcome. In a retrospective analysis of 738 primary TKAs from our institutional joint registry, operative ...


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Item type:Article
Date:1 June 2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Orthopädie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37627
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