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ACE Report #2894
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Rotating platform tibial implant does not improve functional scores over conventional TKA


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

Randomized clinical trial of rotating-platform and fixed-bearing total knee arthroplasty: no clinically detectable differences at five years

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Mar 21;94(6):481-9.

Contributing Authors: MM Kalisvaart MW Pagnano RT Trousdale MJ Stuart AD Hanssen

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Synopsis

240 patients (mean age 67) undergoing primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty were randomized to three groups to compare clinical outcomes between rotating platform and fixed bearing tibial implants. Results at 2 and 5 year follow-ups indicated that there were no differences in mean range of motion, function, pain or radiological outcomes between the rotating platform and two mobile bearing imp...

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