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ACE Report #170
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

PFC Sigma fixed or rotating-platform implant equally functional for TKA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Functional outcome of PFC Sigma fixed and rotating-platform total knee arthroplasty: A prospective randomized controlled trial

Int Orthop. 2010 Mar;34(3):349-54. Epub 2009 Nov 8.

Contributing Authors: B Hanusch TN Lou G Warriner A Hui P Gregg

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Synopsis

120 patients scheduled to undergo primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to the use of PFC sigma fixed bearing or a rotating platform implant for their procedure. It can be concluded from this study that choosing either the fixed-bearing or rotating-bearing design of the PFC Sigma knee replacement system did not produce a statistically significant difference ...

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