A unicompartmental knee replacement is a surgical procedure where the surgeon just replaces one part of an arthritic joint.

partial knee replacement

Tibiofemoral UKR.

hemicap patellofemoral replacement

Patellofemoral UKR.

Synonyms: 
Unicompartmental arthroplasty
Partial knee replacement
UKA
UKR
PKR
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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

UKR and ligament instability.

PKR, UKR


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Patient relevant outcomes of unicompartmental versus total knee replacement: systematic review and meta-analysis. Wilson HA, Middleton R, Abram SGF, Smith S, Alvand A, Jackson WF, Bottomley N, Hopewell S and Price AJ. BMJ. 2019; 364: l352.


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