Osteoarthritis: Which Treatments Work and Which Don't?
...otic analgesics for the treatment of refractory pain (82%).
-- Surgical -- These five recommendations include total joint replacement (96%); unicompartmental
knee replacement (76%); osteotomy and joint preserving surgical procedures (75%); joint lavage and arthroscopic debridement in knee OA (60%); ...
Clinical Data Presented on OrthoGlide(R) Medial Knee Implant
...serious adverse event reported was
the need to convert patients to either a unicompartmental
knee or TKR. Nine
OrthoGlide patients enrolled (10.2%) were converted, which is comparable to
the 9% unicompartmental
knee conversion rate at two years post-operative.
Also important is the fac...
The Natural-Knee Unicompartmental System
Description: A conservative, cost effective alternative to total knee replacement for patients with osteoarthritis primarily confined to one compartment....
Description:...ing of the medial or lateral compartment for relief of pain associated with unicompartmental
osteoarthritis. Plus, we equipped this unique brace with our new Accutrac&t...on control.
Medial or lateral compartment unloading for unicompartmental
OA or articular cartilage healing
Post-op, rehab and functional support ...
Non contact/impact activities
Sport model for non and low contact/impact activities
Osteoarthritis model with varus or valgus unloading for unicompartmental
knee arthroplasty has proven to be a successful alternative to high tibial ...rthroplasty with proper indications. The EPIKTM uni is a minimally invasive unicompartmental
knee system developed to streamline hemi-knee arthroplasty surgery. Using ...
Company:Encore Medical Corporation
BioPro® Uni Knee, Total Resurfacing Preserves Bone Stock
Description:... The Femoral component of the unicompartmental
knee offers less soft tissue and bony destruction which means quicker rehabilitation with a high rate of long term success. The implant allows for min...
Advance Uni-Compartmental Knee Components - Uni Metal-backed Tibial Component
Description:... The Advance unicompartmental
Knee System is designed with bone conserving femoral and tibial components that provide reproducible results within a minimal incision. Uni metal back...
Company:Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
Silicone insert with raised nodules provides intermittent compression to the soft tissue, leading to increased circulation, and allowing for unicompartmental
Intermittent compression stimulates muscle activity which most lower back supports do not achieve
Promotes proprioception, thus heighteni...
Company:Bauerfeind USA, Inc.
Robot assisted surgery more accurate than conventional surgery
.... Acrobot works by helping the surgeon to line up the replacement knee parts with the existing bones.
The surgeons looked at 27 patients undergoing unicompartmental
knee replacement. The patients were separated into two groups as part of a randomised controlled trial, with 14 having conventional surgery, and the r...