Radiological signs of osteoarthritis of hip and knee in lower limb amputees that apply for bone anchored prostheses
- 11.05.2022 | 12:30 - 13:30
CCO, Saal 3
Patients with a lower limb amputation who apply for a bone-anchored prosthesis (BAP) already have signs of osteoarthritis (OA) of the ipsilateral joint proximal to the amputation level. Since axial loading is restored with the BAP, we have seen that the incidence of OA slightly increases over time.