The history of mobile-bearing total knee replacement systems.

  title={The history of mobile-bearing total knee replacement systems.},
  author={Karel J. Hamelynck},
  volume={29 9 Suppl},
The use of a mobile-bearing knee system is routine in modern total knee arthroplasty (TKA). There are indications for use of a mobile-bearing TKA for a growing number of patients. The design, however, was not always well appreciated. Fears of perioperative difficulties and lack of understanding of the design principles limited the acceptance of mobile-bearing technology. Recent evidence has shown that use of mobile-bearing prostheses in TKA has increased, and today, nearly three decades after… CONTINUE READING

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