Outcome After Knee Dislocation

Knee dislocations are limb-threatening injuries and, if not treated appropriately, may result in significant functional disability. Currently, there is a paucity of high-quality outcome studies in the literature to help guide optimal treatment strategies for these complex injuries. High- level studies are extremely difficult to achieve because of the heterogeneity of the study population and the wide variation in injury patterns. Assessing outcomes is equally difficult as a large number of knee dislocation patients sustain polytrauma and may have other ipsilateral and contralateral limb injuries.

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