• Cementless TKA had outcomes similar to cemented procedures at 2-year follow-up

    16 days ago - By Healio

    DALLAS - Results presented at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting showed excellent results when a recently introduced cementless design was used in total knee arthroplasty.
    Denis Nam, MD, MSc, and colleagues randomly assigned 147 patients with osteoarthritis to undergo TKA with either a cemented or cementless design. Researchers collected intraoperative variables and clinical outcome scores at 4- to 6-week, 1- and 2-year follow-ups.
    “In addition, patients were asked to rate their knee as a percentage of normal, their overall health and their satisfaction,”
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