Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

  • Nikolaus M. Boehler


The idea of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) was first conceived by McKeever and Elliot in 1952 while doing work to develop metallic tibial plateau prostheses. In 1958, McIntosh reported (22) the use of a prosthesis with a vitallium tibial plateau.


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Total Knee Arthroplasty Tibial Component High Tibial Osteotomy Unicompartmental Knee Arthro 
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  • Nikolaus M. Boehler
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  1. 1.Orthopaedische Abteilung LinzGermany

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