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ACE Report #7917
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Lateral release rates the same in fixed and mobile-bearing TKA

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

A comparison of lateral release rates in fixed- versus mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty

J Orthop Traumatol. 2015 Jun;16(2):87-90

Contributing Authors: KB Ferguson O Bailey I Anthony PJ James IG Stother MJ Blyth

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352 patients scheduled to undergo total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis were randomly allocated to receive either a mobile-bearing or fixed-bearing posterior-stabilized TKA, with further randomization into patella resurfacing or retention groups. The purpose of the study was to determine how mobile-bearing TKA implants compare to fixed-bearing implants in terms of lateral release rates. The l...

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