Aseptic loosening is uncommon with uncemented proximal tibia tumor prostheses.

  title={Aseptic loosening is uncommon with uncemented proximal tibia tumor prostheses.},
  author={Michael N Flint and Anthony M. Griffin and Robert M. S. Bell and Peter Ferguson and Jay S Wunder},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
UNLABELLED Aseptic loosening is a frequent cause of failure of cemented proximal tibia tumor endoprostheses. Uncemented prostheses may lessen this risk. We identified complications including aseptic loosening that affected prosthetic survival, limb survival and functional outcome for 44 consecutive patients after sarcoma resection from the proximal tibia and uncemented endoprosthetic reconstruction. At a mean final followup of 60 months (range, 9-152 months), there were no cases of aseptic… CONTINUE READING

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