Total condylar III knee prosthesis. Long-term follow-up study.

@article{Donaldson1988TotalCI,
  title={Total condylar III knee prosthesis. Long-term follow-up study.},
  author={William F. Donaldson and Thomas Peter Sculco and John Nevil Insall and Chitranjan S. Ranawat},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1988},
  volume={226},
  pages={
          21-8
        }
}
The total condylar III knee prosthesis (TCP III) is a constrained, unlinked knee that provides medial and lateral stability through a rectangular tibial post and a high femoral box. Thirty-one knees were implanted in 25 patients. There were 17 primary arthroplasties and 14 revisions. The average follow-up period was 3.8 years. The average arc of motion was improved from 63 degrees to 97 degrees. This resulted in 77% good and excellent results. There were five failures (16%), all of which… CONTINUE READING
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