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Title: Cementless total knee arthroplasty with Profix: a 8- to 10-year follow-up study
Authors: Hardeman, François ×
Vandenneucker, Hilde
Vanlauwe, Johan
Bellemans, Johan #
Issue Date: Nov-2006
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Series Title: The knee vol:13 issue:6 pages:419-421
Abstract: A consecutive series of 115 cementless Profix (Smith and Nephew, Memphis, USA) Total Knee Arthroplasties performed in 113 patients were followed in order to determine the functional results and survivorship at 8 to 10 years. All patients were included in a prospective database and were reviewed annually until final follow-up. Patients overall satisfaction was excellent or good in 91.3% of cases. The mean Knee Society's knee and function scores increased respectively from 49.3 and 36.7 preoperatively to 93.1 and 82.2 postoperatively. The Kaplan-Meier estimate of implant survival at 10 years was 97.1%. Two patients underwent revision and were considered as failures. One patient had a fracture of the medial condyle at 4 days post-surgery, and the other was revised for aseptic loosening of the tibial component at 6 years post-surgery. On the basis of this long-term follow-up study, we can conclude that the Profix Total Knee System is effective and safe.
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ISSN: 0968-0160
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
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