Fracture of the tibial tray of the PCA knee. A case report of early failure caused by improper design

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Abstract

Knee prostheses with metal backing of the polyethylene tibial component are nowadays used almost universally. Eight cases of fracture of the metal tray are reported in the literature. We present a case in which the failure could be expected because of improper design of the tibial tray.

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  • Orthopedics
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-28
JournalActa Orthopaedica Scandinavica
Volume61
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes