Excellent Clinical Outcomes for Medial-Pivot Knee System at 17 Years

March 2017
Orthopedic Design & Technology;Mar/Apr2017, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p14
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The article reports the claim by MicroPort Orthopedics that its Medial-Pivot Knee system has a 95% satisfaction rating and 98.8% survivorship in a period of 17 years based on a study published in "The Knee" journal.


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