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Mobile bearing unicompartmental knees show high revision rates vs. fixed knees

Orthopedics Today, January 2012
A study using the same unicompartmental knee replacement prosthesis found revision rates of 37% at 6.5 years with a mobile bearing variation and…
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Curvature of modified straight stem allows implantation in narrow femoral cavities

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 2
German researchers using a modified straight cementless hip stem with proximal-medial curvature for total hip arthroplasty in cases with narrow…
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No downsides seen in not restricting hip motion following hemiarthroplasty

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 1
Surgeons who performed hemiarthroplasty for femoral neck fractures using a direct lateral approach, but did not restrict the patient’s…
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Cemented polished stems preserve femur in young patients receiving THA

December 19, 2011
The use of cemented polished stems may help preserve the femur in young patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty, according to…
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Controversy remains over use of metal-on-metal implants for total hip arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
Amid the recent recall of two popular metal-on-metal total hip implants, an investigation of these constructs by the Medicines and Healthcare…
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Study finds advantages of cementless TKRs over cemented designs

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
A comparison study of cementless and cemented total knee prostheses revealed no statistical difference in survival curves, infections and other…
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Highly cross-linked polyethylene shows steady penetration rates, lower wear

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
Highly cross-linked polyethylene implants have demonstrated excellent radiographic results, minimal penetration and low linear wear, even against…
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Study reveals complexity of revising primary unicompartmentals to total knees

Orthopedics Today, December 2011

Discuss in OrthoMind Revising a primary medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty to a total knee arthroplasty is more complex than a primary…
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New bearing surfaces, methods of crosslinking may result in less wear

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
Although bearing surfaces have evolved leading to highly wear resistant crosslinked polyethylenes, William J. Maloney, MD, noted that these…
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Study finds limited sinus tarsi approach superior to extensile lateral for calcaneus fractures

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
KEYSTONE, Colo. – Although a limited sinus tarsi approach for calcaneal fracture fixation showed fewer wound healing problems and postoperative…