Focal articular prosthetic resurfacing for the treatment of full-thickness articular cartilage defects in the knee: 12-year follow-up of two cases and review of the literature

Focal articular prosthetic resurfacing for the treatment of full-thickness articular cartilage... Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2017) 137:1307–1317 DOI 10.1007/s00402-017-2717-8 KNEE ARTHROPLASTY Focal articular prosthetic resurfacing for the treatment of full-thickness articular cartilage defects in the knee: 12-year follow-up of two cases and review of the literature 1 1 C. Becher E. B. Cantiller Received: 29 December 2016 / Published online: 19 May 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract symptoms, 88 and 100 for activities of daily living (ADL), Introduction The rationale of focal articular prosthetic 75 and 65 for sports and recreation, and 75 and 81 for resurfacing used as a primary arthroplasty procedure in the quality of life (QOL). The Tegner activity level was 5 and treatment of articular cartilage defects is still under debate. 4. The literature review comprised 6 studies with 169 focal Conflicting reports raise concern about high rates of re- articular prosthetic resurfacing procedures in 169 patients operations and continued development of osteoarthritis, (84 male, 85 female) with a mean age at implantation while others have reported good outcomes. The goal of this ranging from 44.7 to 53.7 years and a follow-up range of paper is to present the long-term results of two patients 20 months to 7 years. Five studies were classified as level http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery Springer Journals

Focal articular prosthetic resurfacing for the treatment of full-thickness articular cartilage defects in the knee: 12-year follow-up of two cases and review of the literature

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Orthopedics
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0936-8051
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1434-3916
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10.1007/s00402-017-2717-8
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