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Factors Associated With Poor Outcomes Following Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: Redefining the "Classic" Indications for Surgery.
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PMID:  23523214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Indications for UKA for isolated osteoarthritis of the knee remain controversial. Two hundred twenty-nine UKA that were performed at our institution were evaluated for which factors were associated with a poor outcome. BMI >35 was correlated with lower KSS scores than patients with BMI <35. In contrast to prior reports, patients younger than 60 years old had higher scores than patients 60 years and older at 2 years. Women had an unacceptably high short-term revision rate for any reason of 6.5%. Popularity for UKA has increased, and a more in depth investigation of predictors of poor outcomes demonstrates that younger patients appear to have better results. Obese patients continue to improve up to 2 years after surgery and should not be precluded from undergoing UKA.
Authors:
Scott A J Thompson; Barthelemy Liabaud; Kate W Nellans; Jeffrey A Geller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of arthroplasty     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8406     ISO Abbreviation:  J Arthroplasty     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703515     Medline TA:  J Arthroplasty     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Hip and Knee Replacement, New York-Presbyterian at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York.
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