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Micromotion of Uncemented Freeman-Samuelson Knee Prostheses: A Roentgen Stereophotogrammetric Analysis

  • B. E. J. Albrektsson
  • L. Ryd
  • P. Herberts
  • A. Lindstrand
  • G. Selvik
Conference paper

Abstract

One of the most important problems in knee arthroplasty is late mechanical loosening of the tibial component. In order to avoid some of the disadvantages which are associated with using bone cement, various attempts have been made to bond prosthetic components to bone without cement. The early clinical results have been good but still very little is known about the reliability of this method over a long period of time.

Keywords

Rheumatoid Arthritis High Density Polyethylene Tibial Component Prosthetic Component Early Clinical Result 
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References

  1. Albrektsson BEJ, Herberts P (1988) ICLH knee arthroplsty in Gothenburg 1978-1982. J Arthroplasty (to be published)Google Scholar
  2. Freeman MAR, Samuelson KM, Levack B, Alencar PGC (1986) Knee arthroplasty at the London Hospital 1975-1984. Clin Orthop Rel Res 205:12–20Google Scholar
  3. Ryd L (1986) Mieromotion in knee arthroplasty: a roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis of tibial component fixation. Aeta Orthop Scand [Suppl] 57:43Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. E. J. Albrektsson
    • 1
  • L. Ryd
    • 2
  • P. Herberts
    • 3
  • A. Lindstrand
    • 2
  • G. Selvik
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsEast HospitalGothenburgSweden
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedicsLund HospitalLundSweden
  3. 3.Department of OrthopaedicsSahlgren HospitalGothenburgSweden
  4. 4.Institute of AnatomyUniversity of LundSweden

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