total knee replacement at The Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute

If your and your doctor decide a total knee replacement is right for you, the following information will give you an understanding about what to expect.

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T1 - Total knee prosthesis polyethylene wear reduction by a new metal part finishing method

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Log on to Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005 at 7pm EST, and witness Adolph Lombardi, Jr., MD, FACS, perform a total knee replacement using the new Vanguard™ Complete Knee System with innovative Premier™ instrumentation from Biomet Orthopedics, Inc.

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You will be discharged when you can get out of bed on your own and walk with a walker or crutches, walk up and down three steps, bend your knee 90 degrees and straighten your knee.

Total knee arthroplasty in patients with substantial deformities using primary knee components.

Total Knee Replacement - BioMedtrix

AB - The records of 26 patients (27 knees) who sustained a fracture of a total condylar design total knee prosthesis were reviewed. Twenty-five fractures involved the tibial component and two involved the femoral component. Mean time to failure was 8.2 years for tibial components and 7.2 years for femoral components. The overall fracture prevalence rates were 0.33% and 0.03% for tibial and femoral components, respectively. Specific designs had increased fracture rates and revision arthroplasty increased the relative risk. Anatomic limb alignment exceeded 5 of varus or valgus in 24 of 25 knees with tibial component fractures. Lucencies were noted beneath all but one fractured tibial tray. However, 22 of 23 tibial components that had a keel or stem were well fixed distally and subsidence occurred only beneath the fractured portion of the prosthesis. Tibial component fractures are related to revision arthroplasty, prosthesis design, malalignment, and inadequate support beneath the tibial tray with good distal fixation. Copyright (C) 1999 Elsevier Science B.V.

Aleto: Primary Total Knee Replacement with a Zirconia Ceramic Femoral Component.

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Indications for knee replacement surgery have expanded during the last decade. During the 1970s and 1980s, knee replacement surgery was performed mainly for pain, disability or deformity. The expected benefit from the operation was reduced pain, limb realignment and functional improvement. However, pain was the primary reason for knee replacement surgery. As we enter a new century, function is a primary reason for knee replacement surgery. Patients are not satisfied with the reduced function that can accompany a stiff, painful arthritic knee and they are demanding knee replacement operations to improve their function. Increasingly, the desire for functional improvement includes recreational and sports activities.

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The Vanguard™ total knee offers a swept back femoral component with a deepened trochlear groove that does not require additional bone cuts. The longer trochlear groove allows the patella to stay in the groove further into flexion before it transitions out of the groove and onto the condyles. This design supports the patella and is much friendlier to the patella tendon. Furthermore, the Vanguard™ knee offers full interchangeability throughout its nine femoral and nine tibial sizes.

A total knee replacement involves cutting away the damaged bone of the knee joint and replacing it with a prosthesis.

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N2 - The records of 26 patients (27 knees) who sustained a fracture of a total condylar design total knee prosthesis were reviewed. Twenty-five fractures involved the tibial component and two involved the femoral component. Mean time to failure was 8.2 years for tibial components and 7.2 years for femoral components. The overall fracture prevalence rates were 0.33% and 0.03% for tibial and femoral components, respectively. Specific designs had increased fracture rates and revision arthroplasty increased the relative risk. Anatomic limb alignment exceeded 5 of varus or valgus in 24 of 25 knees with tibial component fractures. Lucencies were noted beneath all but one fractured tibial tray. However, 22 of 23 tibial components that had a keel or stem were well fixed distally and subsidence occurred only beneath the fractured portion of the prosthesis. Tibial component fractures are related to revision arthroplasty, prosthesis design, malalignment, and inadequate support beneath the tibial tray with good distal fixation. Copyright (C) 1999 Elsevier Science B.V.