Early failure of the femoral component in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.

Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty has been proposed as treatment for unicompartmental arthritis. Overall, results have been satisfactory, with occasional failures of tibial component fixation. Short-term loosening of the femoral components in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty that required revision to total knee arthroplasty is reported. All patients… CONTINUE READING