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Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:61 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7549
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Highly porous metal tibia comparable to traditional modular cemented tibia in TKA

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The Mark Coventry Award: Trabecular metal tibial components were durable and reliable in primary total knee arthroplasty: a randomized clinical trial.

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan;473(1):34-42.

Contributing Authors: L Pulido MP Abdel DG Lewallen MJ Stuart J Sanchez-Sotelo AD Hanssen MW Pagnano

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347 patients were involved in this study comparing highly porous metal to the standard modular cemented tibial components in total knee arthroplasty over a period of 2 to 9 years (average 5 years). This was done through randomization into 3 groups, receiving traditional modular cemented tibial components, cemented highly porous metal tibial components, or uncemented highly porous metal tibial comp...

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