Tenders are invited for Hinged Knee
Brace Extra Large Size
Customised hinged knee
replacements as a salvage procedure for failed total knee arthroplasty.
The patient was placed into a hinged knee
brace postoperatively and allowed to be weight bearing as tolerated.
Due to the important destruction of the proximal tibia, a cemented rotating hinged knee
prosthesis (RHK, Zimmer[R]) was implanted.
After Waterloo Paget became the first person to receive a wooden leg with a hinged knee
and ankle, later known as the "Anglesey leg".
The patient may also be placed in a hinged knee
brace to help protect the knee from side-to-side motions.
At 6 weeks postoperatively, he was capable of partial weight bearing as tolerated in the hinged knee
brace (When locked in extension).
The patient was subsequently transferred to a nursing home with instructions to use hinged knee
Cast was continued for six weeks after which a hinged knee
brace was applied for another six weeks.
This part of rehabilitation was performed in an unlocked hinged knee
He was treated postoperatively in a hinged knee
brace locked in extension and allowed to weight-bear as tolerated.
The "other" category includes stems, wedges, and hinged knee
components (estimated together at 9 percent) followed by unicondylar knees at 4 percent.