Trabecular bone strength at the knee.

  title={Trabecular bone strength at the knee.},
  author={Ivan Hvid},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  • Ivan Hvid
  • Published 1988 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
The axial strength of trabecular bone at the knee is critical for the maintenance of support and fixation of the prosthetic components after total surface knee arthroplasty. The resistance of trabecular bone to penetration was measured posteriorly, centrally, and anteriorly in each of the tibial and femoral condyles in 150 consecutive total knee arthroplasties. Forty-seven rheumatoid knees and 88 osteoarthritic knees were evaluated. The correlation of bone strength with selected clinical… CONTINUE READING
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