The role of the cemented all-polyethylene tibial component in total knee replacement: a 30-year patient follow-up and review of the literature.

@article{Blumenfeld2010TheRO,
  title={The role of the cemented all-polyethylene tibial component in total knee replacement: a 30-year patient follow-up and review of the literature.},
  author={Thomas Jefferson Blumenfeld and Richard D. Scott},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={412-6}
}
Use of an all-polyethylene tibial component in primary total knee arthroplasty remains an attractive option considering the reported durability of the construct, the lowered cost compared to modular metal-backed tibia, and the elimination of backside wear. The two major intra-operative disadvantages include the inability to alter the tibial component… CONTINUE READING