Total knee arthroplasty on the rise in younger patients: Are we sure that past performance will guarantee future success?
Version of Record online: 27 JAN 2012
Copyright © 2012 by the American College of Rheumatology
Arthritis & Rheumatism
Volume 64, Issue 2, pages 339–341, February 2012
How to Cite
Losina, E. and Katz, J. N. (2012), Total knee arthroplasty on the rise in younger patients: Are we sure that past performance will guarantee future success?. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 64: 339–341. doi: 10.1002/art.33371
- Issue online: 27 JAN 2012
- Version of Record online: 27 JAN 2012
- Accepted manuscript online: 17 JAN 2012 06:48AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 20 SEP 2011
- Manuscript Received: 8 SEP 2011
- NIH. Grant Numbers: P60-AR-47782, K24-AR-057827, R01-AR-02130
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