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Knee Implants

  • Sanjeev Agarwal
  • Mark Forster
  • Gaurav Jyoti Bansal
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Abstract

Knee replacement is an increasingly common operation with over 80,000 performed in the UK annually (UK National Joint Registry 11th Annual Report, 2015). The vast majority are cemented implants. Unicompartmental replacements account for about 8% of all knee replacements, and patellofemoral replacements are 1% of the total.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjeev Agarwal
    • 1
  • Mark Forster
    • 1
  • Gaurav Jyoti Bansal
    • 2
  1. 1.University Hospital of WalesCardiffUK
  2. 2.Board University Hospital, Llandough Cardiff and Vale University Health BoardCardiffUK

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