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Vol:2 Issue:7 Number:270 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #3685
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

TKR: No difference between oxidized zirconium and cobalt-chromium femoral components

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OrthoEvidence. TKR: No difference between oxidized zirconium and cobalt-chromium femoral components. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):270. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of the Genesis II total knee replacement with oxidised zirconium and cobalt-chromium femoral components in the same patients: A prospective, double-blind, randomised controlled study

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Sep;94(9):1221-7

Contributing Authors: YH Kim JW Park JS Kim

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351 patients (701 knees) with osteoarthritis underwent simultaneous bilateral total knee replacement (TKR), in which each knee was randomized to receive an oxidised zirconium (OxZr) or a cobalt-chrome (CoCr) femoral component. After a mean of 7.5 years, there was no significant difference between the two groups for mean weight, size, and shape of the aspirated wear particles. The two groups also d...

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