Unicompartmental knee replacement for patients with partial thickness cartilage loss in the affected compartment.
It is recommended that in medial compartment osteoarthritis (OA) unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) should not be undertaken unless there is bone on bone. This recommendation is not evidence based and it is important to know if it is correct as there are many patients with pain and partial thickness cartilage loss (PTCL) who could potentially benefit from UKR. The aim of this study was to determine if the recommendation is valid. From our database of over 1000 patients treated with the O...Expand abstract
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