Cementless total knee arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis. A report on 51 AGC knees followed for 54 months.

@article{Schrder1996CementlessTK,
  title={Cementless total knee arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis. A report on 51 AGC knees followed for 54 months.},
  author={Henrik Morville Schr\oder and Kim Aaen and Egon Hansen and Peter Tolstrup Nielsen and K Rechnagel},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={18-23}
}
Fifty-one primary consecutive cementless AGC 2000 (Anatomically Graduated Components, Biomet, Warsaw, IN) total knee arthroplasties were performed during 1985 through 1990 in 40 patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Forty-one knees (32 patients) were available for clinical and radiologic follow-up analysis after 24 to 76 months (median, 54 months). There was no pain in 33 knees and mild pain in the rest. Median range of motion was 110 degrees (range, 50 degrees-130 degrees). Median knee score was… CONTINUE READING