Histology of the bone-cement interface in retrieved Oxford unicompartmental knee replacements.


INTRODUCTION Radiolucent lines (RLL) are commonly seen at the cement-bone interface of knee replacements, yet are poorly understood. Although thin RLL are not associated with implant loosening or poor patient outcome there is still concern that they indicate sub-optimal fixation. The primary study aim is to characterise the histology at the cement-tibia… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.knee.2012.03.010


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