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Pre-operative anterior knee pain and evidence of patellofemoral degeneration should not be considered contraindications to mobile-bearing UKR: a 15-year follow-up

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Aims

It is not clear whether anterior knee pain and osteoarthritis (OA) of the patellofemoral joint (PFJ) are contraindications to medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). Our aim was to investigate the long-term outcome of a consecutive series of patients, some of whom had anterior knee pain and PFJ OA managed with UKA.

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We assessed the ten-year functional outcomes and 15-year implant survival of 805 knees (677 patients) following medi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Publisher:
British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery Publisher's website
Journal:
Bone and Joint Journal Journal website
Volume:
99-B
Issue:
5
Pages:
632-639
Publication date:
2017-04-28
Acceptance date:
2016-12-01
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EISSN:
2049-4408
ISSN:
2049-4394
Pubs id:
pubs:692054
URN:
uri:60641955-1aa1-4f90-8fe2-28f607f15b5f
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uuid:60641955-1aa1-4f90-8fe2-28f607f15b5f
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pubs:692054

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