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Vol:4 Issue:10 Number:49 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #7924
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Titanium nitride coating of CoCrMo prostheses doesn’t improve clinical outcome in TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Titanium nitride coating of CoCrMo prostheses doesn’t improve clinical outcome in TKA. ACE Report. 2015;4(10):49. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7924

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

No clinical benefit of titanium nitride coating in cementless mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Jun;23(6):1833-40

Contributing Authors: RP van Hove RM Brohet BJ van Royen PA Nolte

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Synopsis

101 patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomized to an uncemented mobile-bearing cobalt-chromium-molybdenum (CoCrMo) total knee prosthesis (TKP), either coated or uncoated with titanium nitride (TiN). The purpose of this study was to determine whether TiN coating of the total knee prosthesis affects the postoperative clinical outcome of total knee arthroscopy (TKA). Findings of this...

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