Published in Pharma Investments, Ventures and Law Weekly, July 9th, 2006
According to a study from Switzerland, "Patella complications are recognized sequelae of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Disruption of blood flow to the patella and adjacent soft tissues during surgery may contribute to reduced viability of the bone and patella ligament tissue. The effect on genicular blood flow to the medial and lateral patella was compared for a MA and LA during TKA."
R.L. Nicholls and colleagues, Kantonsspital, explained "Laser Doppler flowmetry was used to measure both baseline and postarthrotomy flow in...
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