More pain at 6 months with non-cemented versus cemented tibial fixation in TKA
Hydroxyapatite-Coated Tibial Implants Compared with Cemented Tibial Fixation in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial of Outcomes at Five YearsJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Oct;89(10):2204-11
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81 patients were randomized to undergo one of two procedures for the treatment of primary total knee arthroplasty. One group received cementless tibial fixation with hydroxyapatite-coated tibial implants while the second group received a cemented tibial fixation. Results were examined 5 years postoperatively with the primary outcomes of self-reported pain and function. Results showed comparable pr...
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