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ACE Report #3228
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Shorter hospital stay and faster rehabilitation with MIS knee arthroplasty


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

Minimally Invasive Surgery vs Conventional Exposure Using the Miller-Galante Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

J Arthroplasty. 2006 Feb;21(2):151-6

Contributing Authors: LV Carlsson BE Albrektsson LR Regnér

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Synopsis

41 patients were randomized to undergo a unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UCA) with a cemented Miller-Galante prosthesis inserted either through minimally invasive surgery or with standard exposure (conventional arthrotomy). The primary outcomes were clinical and radiographic results. Results indicated positive outcomes in shorter hospital stays and faster rehabilitation with the MIS technique...

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