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Volume:2 Issue:6 Number:15 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #5128
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

COA: Lower rate of aseptic loosening with modular tibial plateau implant in UKA

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OrthoEvidence. COA: Lower rate of aseptic loosening with modular tibial plateau implant in UKA. ACE Report. 2013;2(6):15. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5128

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Randomized clinical trial study compring modular and monobloc tibial components in UKA

Contributing Authors: PA Vendittoli P Farhadnia M Lavigne

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


56 knees in 43 patients were randomized to undergo unicompartmental knee arthroplasty with either a cemented polyethylene monoblock or modular metal-backed tibial plateau implant (Accuris (Smith & Nephew)) . Results at over a 48 month trial period demonstrated that the monoblock implant was associated with s significantly greater rate of revision, particularly with respect to aseptic loosening.

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