Feasibility and safety of performing outpatient unicompartmental knee arthroplasty

@article{Cross2013FeasibilityAS,
  title={Feasibility and safety of performing outpatient unicompartmental knee arthroplasty},
  author={Michael Brian Cross and Richard G Berger},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={443-447}
}
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) has a faster short-term recovery than total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility and safety of performing outpatient UKAs in a consecutive group of patients presenting with unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis. A total of 105 consecutive patients underwent unicompartmental arthroplasty before noon with the intention of being discharged as an outpatient. All patients followed an established rapid recovery… CONTINUE READING

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