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ACE Report #11796
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No difference in ~4-year ROM or knee function between mobile- and fixed-bearing TKA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Mid-term clinical and radiological results do not differ between fixed- and mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty using titanium-nitride-coated posterior-stabilized prostheses: a prospective randomized controlled trial

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Apr;27(4):1165-1173. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5095-z

Contributing Authors: SJ Song DK Bae CH Park SG Kang

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Synopsis

140 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty with a titanium nitride-coated implant were randomized to either a mobile-bearing (MB) or fixed-bearing (FB) prosthesis. Patients were assessed for knee range of motion, clinical and functional scores, and radiographic alignment over an average of 4.1 years after surgery. Primary outcome was knee range of motion, which demonstrated no significant ...

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