Biomechanics of and research challenges in uncemented total ankle replacement.

  title={Biomechanics of and research challenges in uncemented total ankle replacement.},
  author={Gladius Lewis},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  • Gladius Lewis
  • Published 2004 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
Only limited data are available currently on the clinical performance of uncemented total ankle replacements. Even so, various complications, notably loosening and/or migration of the talar and/or tibial components, already have been seen. Nonetheless, the current consensus is that, in all likelihood, uncemented total ankle prostheses will continue to be implanted in some patients. Therefore, it is important that future designers of this prosthesis be conversant with all the requirements that a… CONTINUE READING

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