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Short Term Review After Oxford Medial Unicompartmental Arthroplasty and Total Knee Replacement For Anteromedial Osteoarthritis

Author(s): K Periasamy

Journal: Journal of Orthopaedics
ISSN 0972-978X

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: (Keywords- Anteromedial Osteoarthritis | Oxford Unicompartmental Knee replacement | Total Knee replacement | Outcome | Short-term review

We reviewed 14 patients who underwent Oxford Unicompartmental Knee replacement and compared them with 14 patients with Anteromedial compartment Osteoarthritis who underwent Total Knee Replacement. Follow up period ranged from 8 months to 2years 9months(Mean-1year 3months). Outcome was assessed according to Oxford knee score, pain score and range of motion. No complications occurred. Functional results were the same in the two groups during this period. We conclude that there is no difference in short-term results between Oxford Unicompartmental Arthroplasty and Total Knee replacement for Anteromedial Osteoarthritis of Knee.
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