Lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a review

  title={Lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a review},
  author={Thomas J Heyse and Carsten Oliver Tibesku},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
Lateral unicondylar knee arthroplasty (UKA) has been utilized as a treatment for isolated lateral tibiofemoral osteoarthritis (OA) since the first description of UKA in the 1970s. To date, there remains some controversy on UKA procedures. As indications for lateral UKA are usually rare, surgeon experience seems to be the key factor for a successful intervention. Better understanding of biomechanics of the knee joint, recent developments in prosthesis design, surgical techniques and indications… CONTINUE READING
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