There has been a substantial decline in numbers of patients with rheumatoid arthritis having primary total knee replacement (TKR) in Australia over the last two decades, research shows. Compared to the use of TKR for osteoarthritis, there has been a significant decline in the proportion of primary TKR for RA, from 2.4% in 2003 to ...
Improvements in RA treatment see decrease in use of TKR
By Michael Woodhead
20 Feb 2019