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As the demand for knee arthroplasty continues to grow year-on-year, purse holders are looking to perform the procedure more efficiently to deliver high quality care at lower costs. With implant costs accounting for ~25% of the total cost, the use of higher-cost...
The UK National Joint Registry (NJR) is the single largest joint registry in the world, enrolling 1.3 million patients, with up to 17 years follow-up. This study used the NJR 17th annual report to calculate the pooled mean survival estimates for total knee (TKA),...
Eligible patients demonstrated radiographic signs of end-stage osteoarthritis with Ranawat’s type 1 or 2 deformity (pre-op anatomical valgus angulation of up to 20°) on standing radiographs. Integrity of the medial capsular-ligament complex was also confirmed...
Between December 2015 and May 2018, 143 patients with symptomatic isolated anteromedial osteoarthritis (AMOA) – who were suitable for both partial (PKA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) – were randomised 1:1 to receive either a medial PKA or a TKA.1 All...
This new animation shows how to adapt your pre-operative plan to your preferred alignment philosophy. Using information about the pre-operative varus/valgus alignment as an input, and cartilage and landmark mapping to provide insights about the wear patterns and...
While there is great interest in the field of telemedicine, as evidenced by a PubMed search for the term that returned > 30,000 articles, most of this interest has so far fallen outside of the field of orthopaedics. This is evidenced by a similar search for the...
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