unicompartmental osteoarthritis

unicompartmental osteoarthritis

Orthopedics Osteoarthritis which affects only part of a joint, classically seen in the knee, where only one of the 2 condyles is affected.
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Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for the treatment of unicompartmental osteoarthritis: A systematic study.
Mechanical properties of articular cartilage in knees with unicompartmental osteoarthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Br 1994;76:315-9.
The currently increasing number of younger patients (i.e., <60yrs) with unicompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee and a high activity level means a growing demand for surgical solutions, which respect the requirements of the patients.
Maddern, "Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for the treatment of unicompartmental osteoarthritis: A systematic study," ANZ Journal of Surgery, vol.
In the first section preoperative questions is subjected including indications, unicompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee, patient with vascular problems, donating blood, bilateral arthroplasty, patellar resurfacing, range of motion, bearing surface, contraindications, teaching class for patients prior surgery.
The two patents relate to adjustable knee braces used in the treatment of unicompartmental osteoarthritis or following high tibial osteotomy.
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty occupies a special niche in the treatment of unicompartmental osteoarthritis and supplements total knee replacement and high tibial osteotomy surgery.