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Table 1 Complications and their treatment

From: Consecutive series of 226 journey bicruciate substituting total knee replacements: early complication and revision rates

Complication Patients Conservative treatment Minor revision Major revision
Infection 2 - 3 arthroscopies incl. debridement 1 revision TKR
Pulmonary embolism 1 1 - -
Death (not related to TKR) 1 - - -
Hematoma 1 - 1 arthroscopic evacuation -
Skin necrosis 1 1 - -
Periprosthetic femoral fracture 1 - 2 revision surgeries -
Persistent pain without specific reason 1 - - 1 revision TKR
Stiffness (flexion less than 90°) 5 2 closed mobilization 3 arthroscopic release and closed mobilization 1 PE exchange and secondary patella resurfacing
1 revision TKR after unsuccessful exchange of PE
Friction iliotibial band 6 1 5 arthroscopic release and debridement -
Dislocation patella button 2 - - 2 exchange of button
Patella fracture/ fragmentation 1 - - 1 trabecular metal patella and new button
Dislocation of tibial tuberosity after cut 1 - 2 revision surgeries to fix multifragmentary tuberosity -
Wrong side PE 1 - - 1 exchange of PE
Midflexion instability 9 4 - 5 revision TKR, one after unsuccessful arthroscopic debridement
Total 33 9 16 13