- All-polyethylene tibial components are equal to metal-backed components: systematic review and meta-regressionKlaas Auke Nouta
Department of Orthopaedics, Leiden University Medical Center, Postal Code J11R, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:3549-59. 2012..Less than 1% of all primary TKAs are performed with an all-polyethylene tibial component, although recent studies indicate all-polyethylene tibial components are equal to or better than metal-backed ones...
- All-polyethylene tibial components in TKA in rheumatoid arthritis: a 25-year follow-up studyKlaas Auke Nouta
Department of Orthopaedics, Leiden University Medical Center, Postzone J11R, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
Int Orthop 36:565-70. 2012..Therefore, we studied 104 primary cemented all-polyethylene tibial TKA in 80 consecutive RA patients for up to 25 years to determine the long-term survival of all-polyethylene tibial components in patients suffering from end stage RA...
- Early migration of tibial components is associated with late revision: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 21,000 knee arthroplastiesBart G Pijls
Department of Orthopaedics, Bio Imaging Group, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Acta Orthop 83:614-24. 2012..We performed two parallel systematic reviews and meta-analyses to determine the association between early migration of tibial components and late aseptic revision...