Modular bicompartmental knee arthroplasty : Indications, technique, prosthetic design, and results.

Modular bicompartmental knee arthroplasty : Indications, technique, prosthetic design, and results. Acta Orthop Belg. 2017 Mar;83(1):124-131 Authors: Kanna R Abstract The shifting demographics of patients with localized knee arthritis, including younger, more active patients, is a chief motivation for mounting interest in tissue preserving surgical substitutes for total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Unlinked, modular bi-compartmental knee arthroplasty (MBKA) is an emerging knee-resurfacing approach that provides a conservative alternative to TKA. Arthritis involving both patellofemoral and either medial or lateral tibiofemoral compartments, with no significant deformity or bone deficiency, preserved motion, and intact cruciate ligaments, can be effectively managed with MBKA. It is tailored to treat the pathologic areas of knees with bicompartmental arthritis with the benefit of improved function and tissue conservation. MBKA done in appropriate patients, using precise technique, with appropriate implants has shown to give good short and long term functional results. Long term results using modern MBKA implants are awaited and may further establish the durability and success of the procedure. PMID: 29322904 [PubMed - in process]
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