Table 2

Reasons for cancellation of second stage bilateral total knee arthroplasty

Reasonn (%)
Slow recovery with need to improve strength19 (43.2)
Successful surgery with improved function that second surgery no longer required12 (27.3)
Poor experience with first surgery with fear of similar experience10 (22.7)
Treatment of other comorbidities2 (4.6)
Postponed owing to work demands1 (2.3)