Long-Term Improved Knee Functionality in Uncemented Tantalum Metal vs Conventional Tibial Components
Uncemented tantalum metal components versus cemented tibial components in total knee arthroplasty: 11- to 15-year outcomes of a single-blinded randomized controlled trial.Bone Joint J. 2020 Aug;102-B(8):1025-1032.
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Seventy four patients (90 knees) were included in this study comparing uncemented tantalum trabecular metal monoblock tibial components and conventional cemented tibial components for the NexGen knee system (Zimmer) in terms of survivorship and clinical outcomes. Outcomes of interest included the Short Form 12 (SF-12) quality of life questionnaire, the Oxford Knee Score (OKS), the Knee Society Sco...
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