Unicompartmental arthroplasty is a replacement of the joint in only one of the three knee compartments.

partial knee replacement

Tibiofemoral UKR.

hemicap patellofemoral replacement

Patellofemoral UKR.

Synonyms: 
unicompartmental knee replacement
UKR
UKA
PKR
partial knee replacement
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Knee replacement surgery

A discussion about the key issues relating to knee replacement.

An 'interpretation' of a 2005 publication presenting the results of studies to determine whether age was a determinant of success of partial knee replacement using the Oxford prosthesis.

An 'interpretation' of an article published in 1998 describing the early outcomes of a particular partial knee replacement - the 'Oxford' unicompartmental prosthesis.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Running on Partial Knee Replacement(s)


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Effect of Age on Cost-Effectiveness of Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Compared with Total Knee Arthroplasty in the U.S.. Ghomrawi HM, Eggman AE and Pearle AD. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Mar 4; 97(5): 396–402.


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