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The effect of gender on outcome of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.
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PMID:  21440443     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
No report has specifically addressed the question of the influence of gender on outcome following unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). To clarify this issue, we studied two groups of 40 patients of each gender, matched by pre-operative clinical and radiological presentation, and with post-operative follow up of at least 2years. The mean age at operation was 71years and the mean follow-up was 5.9years. In both groups, IKS score improved significantly, but without difference based on gender. No difference was found between groups in terms of range of motion, alignment, or radiologic progression of arthritis. These results suggest that when utilizing specific patient selection criteria, gender does not influence outcome following UKA.
Authors:
S Lustig; N Barba; R A Magnussen; E Servien; G Demey; P Neyret
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Knee     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-5800     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9430798     Medline TA:  Knee     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Service de chirurgie orthopédique, Centre Albert Trillat, Hôpital de la Croix Rousse, 103, Grand Rue de la Croix Rousse, 69004 Caluire, Lyon, France; Université Lyon 1, F-69003, Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et la Sécurité, Bron, F-69675, Laboratoire de Biomécanique et Mécanique des Chocs, UMR_T 9406, France.
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