Total knee arthroplasty using ultra-congruent inserts can provide similar stability and function compared with cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty

Source:  Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 2017, 24th April [epub ahead of print]

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Date of publication: April 2017

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: Patients who had undergone either cruciate-retaining (CR) or ultra-congruent (UC) total knee arthroplasty were followed up after 3 years. Patients with posterior cruciate ligament resection using the UC design showed comparable functional outcomes with those of CR total knee arthroplasty and provided similar in vivo stability.

Length of publication: 6 pages

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