Mobile-bearing knee arthroplasty: rotation is our salvation!

@article{Buechel2004MobilebearingKA,
  title={Mobile-bearing knee arthroplasty: rotation is our salvation!},
  author={Frederick F Buechel},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 4 Suppl 1},
  pages={27-30}
}
Rotating-platform knee arthroplasties have enjoyed an outstanding clinical history since their introduction in 1978. Mechanical complications requiring further surgery have been identified and include loosening, bearing dislocation, bearing wear, and osteolysis. No structural, metallic failures were reported, although extreme bearing wear was noted to cause metal surface damage sufficient to require revision in isolated cases. Survivorship of primary LCS cemented rotating-platform knee… CONTINUE READING

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