Cement fixation for total knee arthroplasty

J. D. Jackson, Mark Pagnano

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Abstract

Fixation with cement in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains the gold standard. Many series in the literature show between 90 and 98% survivorship of modern cemented, condylar total knee arthroplasties at 15-plus years. While uncemented fixation has become the predominant method in contemporary total hip arthroplasty, uncemented TKA has not yet gained wide acceptance. While durable biologic fixation remains a laudable goal for TKA that aim has not yet been consistently demonstrated. It is illustrative that in reviewing the available comparable long-term studies in no case has it been shown that an uncemented total knee component has better survival than a cemented component of the same make and model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Knee Joint
Subtitle of host publicationSurgical Techniques and Strategies
PublisherSpringer-Verlag France
Pages759-764
Number of pages6
Volume9782287993534
ISBN (Electronic)9782287993534
ISBN (Print)2287993525, 9782287993527
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2012

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Jackson, J. D., & Pagnano, M. (2012). Cement fixation for total knee arthroplasty. In The Knee Joint: Surgical Techniques and Strategies (Vol. 9782287993534, pp. 759-764). Springer-Verlag France. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-2-287-99353-4_70