Ten-year results of the first 100 Genesis II total knee replacement procedures.

@article{Bourne2007TenyearRO,
  title={Ten-year results of the first 100 Genesis II total knee replacement procedures.},
  author={Robert B. Bourne and Richard S. Laskin and Jeffrey S Guerin},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 8 Suppl},
  pages={83-5}
}
The first 100 consecutive Genesis II (Smith & Nephew; Memphis, Tenn) total knee replacements (TKR) procedures performed in 97 patients by the senior investigators (RBB, RSL) had a Kaplan-Meier survivorship of 96% +/- 2% at 12 years with any reoperation as the endpoint. Significant improvements in health-related quality-of-life outcome measures were noted. There were no revisions for implant-related factors (ie, polyethylene wear, osteolysis, or aseptic loosening). No implant demonstrated… CONTINUE READING