Clinical and radiologic survivorship of cementless tibial components fixed with finned polyethylene pegs.

One hundred twenty patients (22 men, 98 women; 144 knees) with uncemented Freeman-Samuelson total knee arthroplasty were followed prospectively. Eighty-one patients had rheumatoid arthritis and 39 patients had osteoarthrosis. The mean follow-up period was 6.8 years. Three different types of tibial components were used: a high-density polyethylene component… CONTINUE READING