EFORT: Modern TKA implants appear to improve patient outcome over traditional implants
Modern implants facilitate enhanced patient outcomes: results of a prospective double-blind randomised controlled trial
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212 patients with knee osteoarthritis undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either a modern, 4th generation implant (Triathlon), or a 2nd generation traditional implant (Kinemax), to compare patient outcomes between these designs. Results indicated significantly better patient satisfaction scores, knee flexion, lower-limb muscle power, and pain scores over 3 years for the m...
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