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ACE Report #5980
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Mobile bearing yields similar functional outcome as fixed bearing in TKA at two years

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A prospective randomised study comparing rotating platform and fixed bearing total knee arthroplasty in a cruciate substituting design--outcomes at two year follow-up

Knee. 2014 Jan;21(1):151-5. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2013.09.007. Epub 2013 Oct 7

Contributing Authors: KB Ferguson O Bailey I Anthony PJ James IG Stother M J G B

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352 patients with knee osteoarthritis and scheduled to undergo total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive either a fixed or mobile bearing tibial component. Patients were further randomized to undergo patellar resurfacing or to have the patella retained. The purpose of this study was to compare these implants in terms of clinical outcomes. Results at 2 years indicated that patients w...

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