Stem pain after cementless revision total knee arthroplasty.

@article{Mihalko2015StemPA,
  title={Stem pain after cementless revision total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={William M. Mihalko and Leo Allen Whiteside},
  journal={Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={
          137-9
        }
}
Revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) often requires long diaphyseal supporting stems. Pain at the end of the cemented revision stem has been reported, but no study has been published regarding the incidence in cementless revision TKA. This study reviewed 120 cementless revision TKAs with a diaphyseal slotted stem to compare the incidence of stem pain to that in a control cohort of 100 primary TKA patients with a metaphyseal stem. In the revision cohort, 20 out of 120 patients reported pain at… CONTINUE READING