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Usage of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty

Abstract:
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) has numerous advantages over total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and one disadvantage, the higher revision rate. The best way to minimize the revision rate is for surgeons to use UKA for at least 20% of their knee arthroplasties. To achieve this, they need to learn and apply the appropriate indications and techniques. This would decrease the revision rate and increase the number of UKAs which were implanted, which would save money and patients would benefit from improved outcomes over their lifetime.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
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:
100-B
Issue:
4
Pages:
432–435
Publication date:
2018-04-09
Acceptance date:
2017-11-21
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EISSN:
2049-4408
ISSN:
2049-4394
Pubs id:
pubs:834865
URN:
uri:6a6b565a-87f9-4274-8f47-23eb8a8f903f
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uuid:6a6b565a-87f9-4274-8f47-23eb8a8f903f
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pubs:834865

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