Unicondylar unicompartmental replacement for osteoarthritis of the knee.

  title={Unicondylar unicompartmental replacement for osteoarthritis of the knee.},
  author={Richard D. Scott and Richard F. Santore},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={63 4},
Unicompartmental knee replacement is an attractive concept that offers several potential advantages over bicompartmental or tricompartmental replacement, including preservation of bone stock, of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments, of the patellofemoral joint, and of the normal opposite compartment. Of our first 100 consecutive knees that had unicompartmental arthroplasty for osteoarthritis and were followed for two to six years (average, three and one-half years), eighty-eight were… CONTINUE READING


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