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
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: May 19, 2017
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud