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Total knee replacement: Posterior stabilized inserts may increase femoral bone loss

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November 2014

Total knee replacement: Posterior stabilized inserts may increase femoral bone loss

Vol: 3| Issue: 11| Number:54| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Posterior stabilized component increased femoral bone loss after total knee replacement. 5-year follow-up of 47 knees using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry

Knee. 2006 Dec;13(6):435-9. Epub 2006 Oct 2

Contributing Authors:
T Saari J Uvehammer LV Carlsson L Regnér J Kärrholm

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83 patients (87 knees) with non-inflammatory osteoarthritis of the knee were included in this study to evaluate the effect of femoral inserts on bone mineral density over a 5 year period. Only 47 knees completed the 5 year follow-up. Patients with less severe pre-operative deformity (5 degrees or less varus/valgus) were randomized to receive a flat or a concave tibial insert with the posterior cru...

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