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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:534 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #3622
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Mobile bearing implant improves kinematics in UKA

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OrthoEvidence. Mobile bearing implant improves kinematics in UKA. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):534. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3622

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Mobile vs. fixed bearing unicondylar knee arthroplasty: A randomized study on short term clinical outcomes and knee kinematics

Knee. 2006 Oct;13(5):365-70. Epub 2006 Jun 22.

Contributing Authors: Ming G Li Felix Yao Brendan Joss James Ioppolo Bo Nivbrant David Wood

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48 patients requiring unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in 56 knees were randomized to receive either a mobile bearing or fixed bearing implant in order to determine which style of implant brings about the best clinical outcomes and knee kinematics. The mobile bearing knees achieved increasingly better tibial internal rotation, less medial femoral condyle and contact point movement, and a reduced...

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