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Fixed and mobile-bearings in TKA yield similar clinical outcomes at a minimum of 1 year

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June 2014

Fixed and mobile-bearings in TKA yield similar clinical outcomes at a minimum of 1 year

Vol: 3| Issue: 6| Number:45| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

No difference in clinical outcome between fixed- and mobile-bearing TKA: a meta-analysis

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Mar;22(3):565-75. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2313-y. Epub 2012 Dec 2.

Contributing Authors:
YL Li Q Wu GZ Ning SQ Feng QL Wu Y Li Y Hao

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Synopsis

24 level I or II randomized controlled trials (n=2,799 patients), which compared the use of mobile- and fixed-bearings in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were included in this review. The purpose of this study was to compare these two implants in regards to clinical, functional and radiological outcomes. Results at a minimum follow-up of 1 year indicated that there was no significant difference betw...

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