High patient satisfaction, rapid recovery times, and suitability for outpatient surgery make unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) an increasingly popular surgical option for treatment of isolated, medial, lateral, and patellofemoral compartment arthritis of the knee. Drs. Richard D. Scott and Vivek Shah impart their considerable expertise in Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty, providing orthopaedic surgeons and related clinical staff with the comprehensive, easy-to-read information needed to make the most of this innovative procedure in daily practice.
Table of Contents:
1. Historical evolution of UKA
2. Selection Criteria
3. Results/Survivorship of UKA
4. Reasons for failure/modes of failure
5. Mobile vs Fixed bearing UKA
6. Surgical principles of fixed bearing UKA
7. Surgical principles of mobile bearing UKA
8. Lateral compartment arthroplasty
9. UKA in the middle-aged patient
10. UKA in the octogenarian
11. Prosthetic design considerations
12. Revision of failed UKA
13. Evolving Technology (robotic surgery, computer navigation, cementless fixation, patient specific instruments and components)
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