Total knee arthroplasty with fully porous-coated stems for the treatment of large bone defects.

@article{Gross2013TotalKA,
  title={Total knee arthroplasty with fully porous-coated stems for the treatment of large bone defects.},
  author={Thomas P. Gross and Fei Liu},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={598-603}
}
Between February1999 and April 2006, 25 patients (28 knees) underwent a TKA by a single surgeon. At an average final follow-up of 7±2years (range, 3-10years), 34 (100%) of 34 fully porous stems had achieved bone ingrowth. However, one case (3%) had a component loosening due to the de-bonding of sheets of beads from the stem. The remaining cases remained… CONTINUE READING