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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2005 February;56(1):17-25

Copyright © 2005 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Design options and current fixation alternatives in total knee arthroplasty

Mardones R. M. 1, Trousdale R. T. 2

1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery Pontificia Católica de Chile University Santiago, Chile 2 Department of Orthopedic Surgery Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA


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More patients are undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) each year. Active and young patients continue to be a challenge. In order to hopefully improve implant survival new designs are constantly being developed. This paper will review the results of various fixation methods and designs of TKA

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