Fat embolism syndrome following bilateral total knee replacement with total condylar prosthesis: report of two cases.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This is the first report of fat embolism syndrome after bilateral total knee arthroplasty with the total condylar prosthesis. Cementing techniques and increased systemic monomer may play a role in the etiology of this syndrome. It is reasonable to suppose that fat embolism syndrome often occurs after total knee arthroplasty in an occult form.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lachiewicz, PF; Ranawat, CS

Published Date

  • October 1, 1981

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 106 - 108

PubMed ID

  • 7285408

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-921X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States