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Cementing techniques for the tibial component in primary total knee replacement.
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PMID:  23450010     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The optimum cementing technique for the tibial component in cemented primary total knee replacement (TKR) remains controversial. The technique of cementing, the volume of cement and the penetration are largely dependent on the operator, and hence large variations can occur. Clinical, experimental and computational studies have been performed, with conflicting results. Early implant migration is an indication of loosening. Aseptic loosening is the most common cause of failure in primary TKR and is the product of several factors. Sufficient penetration of cement has been shown to increase implant stability. This review discusses the relevant literature regarding all aspects of the cementing of the tibial component at primary TKR. Cite this article: Bone Joint J 2013;95-B:295-300.
Authors:
D T Cawley; N Kelly; J P McGarry; F J Shannon
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The bone & joint journal     Volume:  95-B     ISSN:  2049-4408     ISO Abbreviation:  Bone Joint J     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101599229     Medline TA:  Bone Joint J     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-300     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Merlin Park Hospital, Department of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Galway, Ireland.
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