What's New in Adult Reconstructive Knee Surgery
- Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty survival rate higher in female patients. Press, Robert // Orthopedics Today;Dec2009, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p8
The article reports on a study which found a higher survival rate of unicompartmenal knee arthroplasty (UKA) in female patients and in patients who undergo primary UKA at a younger age.
- Arthroscopic observation was useful to detect loosening of the femoral component of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in a recurrent hemoarthrosis. // SMARTT: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & ;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p8
The article presents a case study of a 58-year-old man who was admitted in a hospital in Great Britain with anteromedial pain and hemarthrosis of the knee joint 10 months after undergoing mobile-bearing unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). It is reported that, the man was admitted after...
- Bi-unicompartmental versus total knee arthroplasty: a matched paired study with early clinical results. // Advances in Orthopaedics;Mar2010, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p25
The article offers information on the result of a study regarding the viability of bi-unicompartmental knee arthroplasty as an option for treating patients with bicompartmental tibiofemoral osteoarthritis in selected cases.
- Interest in uni knees growing. // Orthopedics Today;Jun2008, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p1
The article presents an introduction to reports on unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA), including implanting techniques and navigation for minimally-invasive UKA.
- Erratum to: Periarticular Injection in Knee Arthroplasty Improves Quadriceps Function. Chaumeron, Arnaud; Audy, Daniel; Drolet, Pierre; Lavigne, Martin; Vendittoli, Pascal-André // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jun2013, Vol. 471 Issue 6, p2042
A correction to the article "Periarticular Injection in Knee Arthroplasty Improves Quadriceps Function" that was published online in the April 4, 2013 issue of the periodical is presented.
- Total knee replacement - the evolving sub-Saharan experience. George, Akintunde Oladipo; Ofori-Atta, Paul // Tropical Doctor;Apr2008, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p118
Patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee underwent primary elective knee arthroplasty in a well-equipped hospital in Accra, Ghana. Our main outcome measures was the new modified Oxford Knee scores (preoperative and postoperative scores). Median preoperative and postoperative...
- Knee Society Introduces New Knee Scoring System. // AAOS Now;Jan2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p14
The article offers information on the new Knee Scoring System (KSS) developed by the Knee Society that serves as a simple and objective way to measure the functional ability prior and after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in the U.S.
- Poor Outcomes of Isolated Tibial Insert Exchange and Arthrolysis for the Management of Stiffness Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Babis, George C.; Trousdale, Robert T.; Pagnano, Mark W.; Morrey, Bernard F. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 10, p1534
Background: Severe stiffness after total knee arthroplasty is a debilitating problem. In patients with securely fixed and appropriately aligned components, arthrolysis of adhesions and exchange to a thinner tibial polyethylene insert may appear to be a reasonable and logical solution. We...
- Modern Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty with Cement. Argenson, Jean-noël A.; Chevrol-benkeddache, Yamina; Aubaniac, Jean-manuel // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2002, Vol. 84-A Issue 12, p2235
Background: Unicompartmental arthroplasty is a treatment alternative when only one compartment of the knee is affected with arthritis, but the reported results of this procedure have been variable. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the results of a modern unicompartmental knee...