Total knee arthroplasty using cementless keels and cemented tibial trays: 10-year results.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The problem of early mechanical stability of cemented and cementless keels of the tibial component in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is controversial. The purpose of this study was to assess clinical and radiographic outcomes of a cohort of 51 TKAs using a cemented platform with cementless keel fixation. At a mean follow-up of 10.4 years (range, 7 to 14 years), the mean Knee Society Score (KSS) was 93 points (range, 59 to 100 points), and the mean functional score was 73 points (range, 0 to 100 points). Only one patient demonstrated progressive tibial radiolucencies at 13.1 years follow-up, which resolved with a revision with an exchange of components. The results of this study suggest that a proximally cemented tibial tray with a press-fit keel TKA provides excellent mean 10-year outcomes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kolisek, FR; Mont, MA; Seyler, TM; Marker, DR; Jessup, NM; Siddiqui, JA; Monesmith, E; Ulrich, SD

Published Date

  • February 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 117 - 121

PubMed ID

  • 18185931

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2899213

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1432-5195

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00264-007-0502-y


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany