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Optimal usage of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a study of 41,986 cases from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales.

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Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR) has advantages over Total Knee Replacement (TKR) but National Joint Registries (NJRs) report a significantly higher revision rate for UKR. As a result, most surgeons are highly selective, offering UKR to only a small proportion (≤5%) of patients requiring knee replacement and consequently performing very few each year. However, surgeons with large UKR practices have the lowest revision rates. Overall practice size is often beyond the surgeon’s contro...

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10.1302/0301-620x.97b11.35551

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Royal College of Surgeons of England and Arthritis Research
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20499
Journal:
Bone and Joint Journal More from this journal
Volume:
97-B
Issue:
11
Pages:
1506-1511
Publication date:
2015-11-01
Acceptance date:
2015-07-03
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2049-4408
ISSN:
2049-4394
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English
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2016-02-25

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