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Unicompartmental knee arthroplasties implanted for osteoarthritis with partial loss of joint space have high re-operation rates.

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The indications and contraindications for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) are controversial. The aim of the study was to determine the risk factors for re-operation in our practice. A series of 113 medial UKAs with mean follow-up of 63 months were reviewed retrospectively. Pre-operatively all knees had radiographic or arthroscopic evidence of severe cartilage damage. The re-operation rate was not related to age, gender, arthroscopic finding or body mass index. It was related to the j...

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10.1016/j.knee.2010.08.004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
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Knee More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
6
Pages:
432-435
Publication date:
2011-12-01
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EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
Language:
English
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pubs:221501
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uuid:6f6261e9-a4ad-4b16-970d-93f13ec08def
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pubs:221501
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221501
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2012-12-19

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