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Implant-guided motion may help patients “forget” their TKR


At one year, patients receiving a Medial Congruent (MC) bearing reported significantly higher Forgotten Joints Scores (FJS) than those receiving a Cruciate Retaining (CR) bearing (71.6 Vs 58.7; p = 0.02) 1.

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How do you treat your young patients with isolated medial compartment osteoarthritis?


New evidence suggests that a fixed-bearing partial knee replacement is an excellent option.

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Anatomic tibial tray demonstrates promising two-year RSA results


Investigators observe a migration pattern comparable to that of a well-proven symmetrical tibial design. 1

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A shorter length of stay, and lower rates of periprosthetic joint infection and reoperation – a Partial Knee Replacement success story


Findings from a propensity score matched study of 10,494 procedures support the use of PKR in a fast-track set-up whenever it is indicated. 1

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Tele-rehab after knee arthroplasty may offer a viable alternative to traditional consultations


A systematic review finds current evidence “very convincing” 1

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Do patients with significant varus deformity prefer more constrained implants?


Constrained-Condylar-Knees (CCK) shown to outperform less-constrained alternatives in patients with high grade varus osteoarthritis (OA). 1

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What is the role of technology in personalized TKR alignment?


“New technologies have increased the ability to restore native knee kinematics with TKR” 1

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When it comes to Partial Knee Replacement age is just a number


New study advocates for PKR in very elderly patients 1

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Do you want more evidence for the benefits of robotic-assisted knee arthroplasty?


A recent systematic review of robotic-assisted TKR surgery shows improved implant alignment, less soft-tissue trauma, and better early functional outcomes compared to conventional instrumentation 1

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Cementless TKR trumps cemented TKR in younger patients1


Cementless TKR was associated with better clinical outcomes than cemented TKR in a meta-analysis of recent randomised controlled trials (RCT) in patients aged ≤ 60 years1

The Knee Care Press

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It’s time for Telemedicine


Telemedicine is expanding rapidly in orthopaedics and is delivering high satisfaction and cost-effectiveness 1

The Knee Care Press

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Do you aspire to optimise all aspects of patient care? Then help is at hand!


New playbook to support the implementation of an evidence-based pathway optimisation philosophy1.

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Do activities of daily living take more effort for TKR patients?


Findings from a recent cadaver study on extensor efficiency of unicompartmental (UKR), bicompartmental (BCR), and total knee arthroplasty (TKR) may help explain the superior function and satisfaction reported by PKR patients1.   

The Knee Care Press

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Is mechanical alignment still the gold standard in TKR?


Promising results for a patient specific and personalized surgical technique.

The Knee Care Press

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Can a more anatomic TKR design reduce post-op patellofemoral pain?


A comparison with the most widely used and clinically proven total knee system in the world.

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Instability the top reason for revision TKR at a specialised Swiss knee centre1


In a study of 200 revision knees, 116/58% were revised for instability1.

The Knee Care Press

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The rise of the machines


Surgical robot market to quadruple from 2018 levels to $6.8 billion by 20261.

The Knee Care Press

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Could PKR save the health service millions?


A News Medical review of the TOPKAT (Total or Partial Knee Arthroplasty Trial), published in the Lancet suggests they could1

The Knee Care Press

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Are Swiss hospitals adopting digital solutions fast enough?


A recent MEDINSIDE article reports on the findings from a survey of health care workers across 26 Swiss hospitals.1

The Knee Care Press

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Functional TKR Alignment: Where two philosophies collide?


New study describes a hybrid technique that allows both “mechanically-sound and soft tissue-friendly alignment targets to be identified and achieved.1

The Knee Care Press

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Why you should consider PKR


Explore the benefits of PKR vs TKR in our new digital guide

The Knee Care Press

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We’ve seen the future of orthopaedics, and it’s digital


How the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption and integration of digital health tools in orthopaedics.

The Knee Care Press

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Check your knowledge
on PKR indications (pain location)


Based on the available clinical evidence, many of the historic beliefs about PKR contraindications can be called into question. In this series we examine some of the most common misconceptions. This week: pain location.

The Knee Care Press

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Tackling the arthroplasty backlog
caused by COVID-19


BODS/BOA Survey: To clear the backlog in 12 months, arthroplasty surgeons would have to operate at 133-170% of their ‘normal’ capacity1

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Want to grow your
day surgery practice?


Find out how with The National Day Surgery Delivery Pack. Do you want to improve patient care and satisfaction…

The Knee Care Press

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Recognise the 5 steps

to identify your PKR patients


According to the literature nearly 50% of patients are suitable for PKR.1 This interactive PDF will help you to identify them.

The Knee Care Press

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NICE recommends
all hospitals to provide PKR


Suitable patients are to be offered an informed choice of PKR or TKR. How many patients with isolated medial compartmental osteoarthritis would favour partial over total knee replacement if all of them were offered the choice?

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If you are a surgeon, GP, or part of the hospital management team who work in the knee health care sector then you’re in the right place!

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Facts & Figures

Are more anatomic components the key to more satisfied TKR patients?


Promising early outcomes for a personalized knee system suggest they might be1.

Facts & Figures

Mind the treatment gap


What do you currently offer patients with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis?

Facts & Figures

Addressing knee instability and activity limitation post TKR


Up to 32% of patients have reported knee instability with activity limitation and pain six months after TKR. 1

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Check your knowledge on PKR indications (Narrow age range)


Based on the available clinical evidence, many of the historic beliefs about PKR contraindications can be called into question. In this series we examine some of the most common misconceptions. This week: Narrow age range  

Facts & Figures

Up to 58% of patients

choose PKR over TKR


A discrete-choice experiment evaluating TKR & PKR

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Helping your patients
“forget” their new knee


Partial Knee replacement is Personalized Knee Replacement. Research has shown that PKR patients are more likely to forget their joint replacement than TKR patients.1, 2

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Should younger TKR patients be treated with cementless components?


Cementless tibial components may offer an advantage in patients with a life expectancy of more than 11 years. 1

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Personalized TKR alignment improves functional outcomes


This systematic review of alignment options in TKR describes a technique that: “like partial replacement techniques for knees… is a ‘patient specific’ and ‘ligament sparing’ technique to restore… the native pre-arthritic limb and joint alignments and knee laxity…”1

Facts & Figures

It’s time to get
Personalized


The quest for the forgotten knee

Although you can generally expect excellent survivorship from most knee replacements, today’s patients are more demanding, and their definition of ‘success’ has changed.

1 in 4 Patients
not fully satisfied with their knee replacement 1, 2, 3

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Clinical Update

Do cost concerns prevent you using more cementless TKR?


This study reveals that cementless components do not increase procedural costs for TKR 1

Clinical Update

It’s all about
optimisation


How a UK hospital reduced length of stay for TKR by 2 days and increased operational capacity by 40%.

Employing an evidenced-based programme to optimize all aspects of a patient’s orthopaedic journey helped a UK hospital reduce the length of stay for TKR from 3.9 days to 1.6 days…

Clinical Update

Anatomic tibia improves pain and functional scores in TKR2


Knee pain continues to be one of the top five reasons for revision knee replacement in the UK.1

Clinical Update

Personalized PKR proves

clinical value

in latest ODEP ratings1


Personalized PKR proves clinical value in latest ODEP ratings1

Clinical Update

Can a smartphone-based care platform rival traditional care models?


Study finds evidence of similar early outcomes to traditional care models in primary knee arthroplasty

Clinical Update

Are tibial stem extensions preferred
for obese patients?


Personalized implant selection in primary TKR

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