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PURPOSE: To compare patient-reported pain scores and assess the influence of neuropathy and co-morbidity, on knee pain following cemented and cementless medial unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) 5 years after surgery. METHOD: In this longitudinal study, 262 cemented and 262 cementless Oxford UKR performed for the same indications and with the same techniques were recruited. Patients were reviewed at five years, evaluating patient-reported pain and association with clinical outcomes. Intermittent and Constant Osteoarthritis Pain (ICOAP), PainDETECT (PD), Charnley score, Oxford Knee Score (OKS) and American Knee Society Score (AKSS) were compared. RESULTS: In both cohorts, intermittent pain was more common than constant pain (47% vs 21%). Cementless knees reported significantly less pain than cemented (ICOAP-Total 5/100 vs 11/100, p 

Original publication




Journal article


Knee surg sports traumatol arthrosc

Publication Date





5180 - 5189


Arthroplasty, Cemented, Cementless, Knee, Knee replacement, Pain, Patient-reported outcome measures, Replacement, Unicompartmental, Humans, Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee, Knee Prosthesis, Longitudinal Studies, Osteoarthritis, Knee, Pain, Morbidity, Treatment Outcome, Reoperation