Unicompartmental knee replacement: does the macroscopic status of the anterior cruciate ligament affect outcome?
ACL damage is associated with progression of arthritis and whilst in the population undergoing joint replacement in the majority of cases the ACL is intact there is wide spectrum of ACL disease. This study investigates whether the macroscopic status of the ACL affects functional outcome or survival following UKR.
The macroscopic status of the ACL was recorded in 820 cemented Oxford UKRs implanted by two surgeons for the recommended indications. The ACL was ...
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- © 2016 Published by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of the Australian Knee Society (AKS) and the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK).This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Elsevier at: [10.1016/j.knee.2016.01.013].
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