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Instability after total knee replacement with a mobile-bearing prosthesis in a patient with multiple sclerosis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12892199&dopt=Abstract

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2003 Jul;85(5):731-2
Rao V, Targett JP.
NHS Trust, Basildon Hospital, Basildon, Essex, England, UK.

We describe a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS), who developed recurrent dislocations after total knee arthroplasty.

She had both knees replaced using similar mobile-bearing knee prostheses, but the outcome was worse in the leg which was more severely affected with MS.