Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for lateral gonarthrosis: midterm results.

@article{Ohdera2001UnicompartmentalKA,
  title={Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for lateral gonarthrosis: midterm results.},
  author={Toshihiro Ohdera and Junya Tokunaga and Akio Kobayashi},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={196-200}
}
Thirty-eight lateral compartment arthroplasties were performed in 22 years. Eighteen joints in 17 patients with an average age of 64.5 years were evaluated with minimum 5-year follow-up. Using the Hospital for Special Surgery knee score, 16 of 18 joints had satisfactory results in terms of function and pain relief. The average preoperative alignment on standing was 14.9 degrees of valgus angulation, which was corrected to 6.9 degrees of valgus. On radiographic analysis, no radiolucent lines… CONTINUE READING

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