Priority 8 from the Revision Knee Replacement PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: Is there a way to manage some types of problematic knee replacement to avoid revision knee surgery ( through physiotherapy, lifestyle change and / or self-management)? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
|JLA question ID
|Some patients are not fit for revision surgery, or surgery is not appropriate given the underlying cause of their problems following knee replacement. It is important to better understand non-surgical treatment for these groups.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Do non operative interventions help the pain or instability problems so that the patient can avoid revision surgery? ~ Are there alternatives to undertaking more surgery or replacing the implants? ~ how can we prevent need for revision surgery
|See data spreadsheet on JLA website
|PSP unique ID
|Revision Knee Replacement
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|32 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|21 May 2019