Journal article

Gait analysis of patients following total knee replacement: A systematic review

Jodie A McClelland, Kate E Webster, Julian A Feller

KNEE | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2007

Abstract

Gait analysis has been used to objectively measure patients' function following total knee replacement (TKR). Whilst the findings of this research may have important implications for the understanding of the outcomes of TKR, the methodology of existing research appears to be diverse and many of the results inconsistent. The objective of this systematic review was to synthesise reported findings and to summarise the methods used by researchers in this field. Eleven articles published in the medical literature that used gait analysis to compare patients following TKR with controls were identified for inclusion in this review. Each article was assessed for methodologic quality and data was comp..

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