Failure of Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacements

Failure of Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacements

Implant Malposition Resulting in Early Failures Concerns with UKA are early failure of the femoral or tibial components. The main cause of early failure is malpositioning of components with overcorrection or undercorrection of limb alignment. – Mariani EM, Bourne MH,...
Unicompartmental Knee Replacement

Unicompartmental Knee Replacement

Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) can provide durable pain relief and functional improvement in greater than 90% of patients with focal arthritis or osteonecrosis of the medial or lateral compartments of the knee. – Borus T, Thornhill T. Unicompartmental knee...

Manual UKA May Not be as Accurate

How Accurate Are We With Conventional Surgical Methods? As many as 40% to 60% of components may be malaligned by more than 2° from the preoperative plan with conventional methods. – Cobb J, Henckel J, Gomes P, Harris S, Jakopec M, Rodriguez F, et al. Handson robotic...
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