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Improved Early Clinical Outcomes of RP/PS Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasties

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Authors
Kim, Tae Kyun; Cho, Hyung Joon; Kang, Yeon Gwi; Kim, Sung Ju; Chang, Chong Bum
Issue Date
2009-11
Publisher
SPRINGER
Citation
CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH; Vol.467, No.11; 2901-2910
Abstract
The rotating-platform posterior-stabilized (RP/PS) prosthesis was developed to take advantage of the benefits of the traditional RP mobile-bearing system and the posterior-stabilized design. This nonconsecutive cohort study compared the clinical outcomes of TKAs performed using a RP/PS mobile system or a floating-platform (FP) system. The clinical outcomes of 93 TKAs with a RP/PS prosthesis were compared with the same number of TKAs with a FP mobile-bearing prosthesis at 6, 12, and 24 months after surgery. Clinical outcomes differed between the FP and RP/PS groups as a function of length of followup. In the FP group, most outcomes peaked at 12 months and then deteriorated, whereas in the RP/PS group, outcomes stabilized or continued to improve between 12 and 24 months. The RP/PS group had greater maximum flexion throughout followup and better clinical outcomes 24 months after surgery. Patient satisfaction was superior in the RP/RS group. This study suggests the RP/PS prosthesis provides better functional outcomes, including greater maximum flexion and better patient satisfaction. We propose the RP/PS mobile-bearing system is a more attractive option than the FP mobile-bearing system for patient populations of elderly women similar to patients enrolled in our study. Level of Evidence: Level III, therapeutic study. See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence.
ISSN
0009-921X
Language
English
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/78449
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11999-009-0787-9
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