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Improved fixation in cementless unicompartmental knee replacement: five-year results of a randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: When used for appropriate indications, unicompartmental knee replacement is associated with fewer complications, faster recovery, and better function than total knee replacement. However, joint registries demonstrate a higher revision rate for unicompartmental knee replacement. Currently, most unicompartmental knee replacements are cemented; common reasons for revision include aseptic loosening and pain. These problems could potentially be addressed by using cementless implants, ...

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10.2106/jbjs.l.01005

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Publisher:
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc.
Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
Volume:
95
Issue:
15
Pages:
1365-1372
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1535-1386
ISSN:
0021-9355
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uuid:7db6d545-51f0-4ba4-ab6b-d9d0db4c229a
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416644
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pubs:416644

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