Increased Aseptic Tibial Failures in Patients With a BMI ≥35 and Well-Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasties.

@article{Abdel2015IncreasedAT,
  title={Increased Aseptic Tibial Failures in Patients With a BMI ≥35 and Well-Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasties.},
  author={Matthew P. Abdel and George F Bonadurer and Matthew T Jennings and Arlen D. Hanssen},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={2181-4}
}
The purpose of this study was to calculate the risk of revision secondary to aseptic tibial loosening correlated with increased BMI in 5088 primary TKAs. The mean age was 69 years, with a mean follow-up of 7 years. Fifty-two (1.0%) revision TKAs were performed due to aseptic tibial loosening, with the 15-year risk being 2.7%. Patients with a BMI ≥35 kg/m(2… CONTINUE READING