Periprosthetic tibial fractures in unicompartmental knee

  title={Periprosthetic tibial fractures in unicompartmental knee},
  author={Michael. Clarius},
INTRODUCTION: Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is a common surgical treatment option for medial osteoarthritis of the knee. Good functional and clinical results have been reported in literature and excellent longterm results can be achieved. UKAs constitute 8.2% of all knee arthroplasties performed in Sweden and 9.7% of all performed in Australia. In the US the percentage of UKAs performed has increased from 2.5% to 8.1% (19982005). The increasing number of UKAs is associated with an… CONTINUE READING