Problems with cementless total knee arthroplasty at 11 years followup.

@article{Berger2001ProblemsWC,
  title={Problems with cementless total knee arthroplasty at 11 years followup.},
  author={R. A. Berger and Jim Lyon and Joshua.J. Jacobs and Regina M Barden and Eric M. Berkson and Mitchell B. Sheinkop and Aaron Glen Rosenberg and Jorge O. Galante},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2001},
  volume={392},
  pages={196-207}
}
One hundred two patients with 131 consecutive cementless total knee arthroplasties that retained the posterior cruciate ligament were followed up prospectively. The average age of the patients was 58 years (range, 32-75 years). The mean followup on the surviving knee arthroplasties was 11 years (range, 7-16 years). The patellar component was metal-backed in the first 112 (85%) knees, cementless all-polyethylene in the last 17 (13%) knees, and two knees had a prior patellectomy. Forty-four metal… CONTINUE READING