A hydroxyapatite-coated total knee replacement: prospective analysis of 1000 patients.

@article{Cross2005AHT,
  title={A hydroxyapatite-coated total knee replacement: prospective analysis of 1000 patients.},
  author={M. J. Cross and Erin N Parish},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2005},
  volume={87 8},
  pages={1073-6}
}
We prospectively reviewed 1000 consecutive patients who underwent a cementless, hydroxyapatite-coated, stemless, total knee replacement over a period of nine years. Regular post-operative clinical follow-up was performed using the Knee Society score. The mean pre-operative score was 96, improving to 182 and 180 at five and ten years, respectively. To date, there have been seven (0.5%) cases which required revision, primarily for septic loosening (four cases), with low rates of other post… CONTINUE READING

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