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Unicompartmental knee replacement 

Unicompartmental knee replacement
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Unicompartmental knee replacement
Author(s):

Hemant Pandit

, Christopher Dodd

, and David Murray

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.008013
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date: 13 December 2019

Ideal treatment option for end-stage osteoarthritis affecting a single compartment of the knee

Unicompartmental knee replacement has many advantages over total knee replacement

Restores near normal kinematics

Usually gives a better range of movement

Patients require a shorter hospital stay

Fewer serious complications

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