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ACE Report #8381
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Anterior femorotibial contact point in mobile-bearing TKA shows no clinical impact

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

Different femorotibial contact points between fixed- and mobile-bearing TKAs do not show clinical impact

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Nov;23(11):3368-74

Contributing Authors: RA van Stralen PJ Heesterbeek AB Wymenga

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Data from 78 patients with complete radiographs from a previous study comparing mobile- and fixed-bearing prosthesis were used in this study. The purpose of the study was to determine if anteroposterior gliding mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty displayed a more anterior contact point in comparison with fixed-bearing prostheses and also, to determine if this contact point was related to anteri...

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