Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: long-term results.

@article{Deshmukh2001UnicompartmentalKA,
  title={Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: long-term results.},
  author={Rahul V. Deshmukh and Richard D. Scott},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2001},
  volume={392},
  pages={
          272-8
        }
}
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty has been controversial since its introduction in the early 1970s. Some initial reports suggested that medial compartment replacement did not yield good enough early results to be a viable long-term option, although lateral compartment replacement seemed to be promising. By the early 1980s, however, good initial results were being published for medial and lateral replacements and enthusiasm for the procedure began to increase. Refinements were made in patient… CONTINUE READING

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