Introducing a Knee Endoprosthesis Model Increases Risk of Early Revision Surgery

@article{Peltola2012IntroducingAK,
  title={Introducing a Knee Endoprosthesis Model Increases Risk of Early Revision Surgery},
  author={Mikko Peltola and Antti Malmivaara and Mika P Paavola},
  journal={Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®},
  year={2012},
  volume={470},
  pages={1711-1717}
}
BackgroundNew equipment and techniques often are used in clinical practice, occasionally without evidence of effectiveness and safety.Questions/purposesWe asked whether the stage of introduction of an endoprosthesis model for TKA affected the risk of early revision.MethodsWe studied mandatory registry data from all centers in Finland (n = 69) that performed TKAs for primary osteoarthritis between 1998 and 2004. Of the total of 23,707 patients (28,760 TKAs), 22,551 patients (27,105 TKAs) had a… CONTINUE READING
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