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Unnecessary contraindications for mobile-bearing unicompartmental knee replacement.

Abstract:

The contraindications for unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) remain controversial. The views of many surgeons are based on Kozinn and Scott's 1989 publication which stated that patients who weighed more than 82 kg, were younger than 60 years, undertook heavy labour, had exposed bone in the patellofemoral joint or chondrocalcinosis, were not ideal candidates for UKR. Our aim was to determine whether these potential contraindications should apply to patients with a mobile-bearing UKR. In o...

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
93
Issue:
5
Pages:
622-628
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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0301-620X
URN:
uuid:2813abae-4f76-4313-b555-a0b6f8b09e00
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134985
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pubs:134985

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