Periprosthetic tibial fractures after cementless low contact stress total knee arthroplasty.

  title={Periprosthetic tibial fractures after cementless low contact stress total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Neville W. Thompson and M. Gavan McAlinden and Eamonn Breslin and Malcolm D Crone and William George Kernohan and David E. Beverland},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={16 8},
Periprosthetic fractures are a recognized complication of total knee arthroplasty. Fractures may occur intraoperatively or postoperatively, and risk factors have been identified that may predispose an individual to such a complication. We report 7 cases of periprosthetic tibial fractures after low contact stress total knee arthroplasty, a complication encountered by the senior author (D.E.B.) only after a change in practice from a cemented implant to a cementless one. In light of this… CONTINUE READING

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