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J Indian Med Assoc. 1990 May;88(5):133-5.

A curative operation for extra-articular ankylosis of knee.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.


For the extra-articular ankylosis of knee a new surgical operation has been described, which is a simple technique by which the adhesion of the quadriceps femoris is released from the shaft of femur (corrective release operation). Operative result in 5 cases has been also described. All these patients showed satisfactory improvement of the flexion movement of the knee following this surgical procedure.

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