Radiolucency at the bone-cement interface in total knee replacement. The effects of bone-surface preparation and cement technique.

Three hundred and sixty-three knees (221 patients) that had been treated with total arthroplasty between 1975 and 1985 were divided into three groups on the basis of the preparation of the surface of the bone and the technique of the cement application. Group 1 (155 knees) was treated with irrigation of the bone surfaces with a syringe and manual packing of… CONTINUE READING