Should we reconsider all-polyethylene tibial implants in total knee replacement?

@article{Muller2006ShouldWR,
  title={Should we reconsider all-polyethylene tibial implants in total knee replacement?},
  author={Scott D Muller and David J Deehan and James Patrick Holland and S E Outterside and Lorna M G Kirk and Paul J. Gregg and Andrew McCaskie},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2006},
  volume={88 12},
  pages={1596-602}
}
The role of modular tibial implants in total knee replacement is not fully defined. We performed a prospective randomised controlled clinical trial using radiostereophotogrammetric analysis to compare the performance of an all-polyethylene tibia with a metal-backed cruciate-retaining condylar design, PFC-Sigma total knee replacement for up to 24 months. There were 51 patients who were randomised into two treatment groups. There were 10 subsequent withdrawals, leaving 21 all-polyethylene and 20… CONTINUE READING

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