The method of capsuloplasty in elimination of persistent extension contractures of the knee joint

Oleksandr Barkov

Abstract


Treatment of persistent extension contractures of the knee joints is a rather difficult challenge. It is possible to eliminate a persistent contracture only with help of surgery and subsequent conservative treatment. It is effective to replace a defect in the knee joint capsule with a flap of one’s own femoral fascia in compliance with the technique suggested.

Keywords


contracture; knee joint; articular capsule

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15674/0030-59872013225-27

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