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© 2014 Future Medicine Ltd. All rights reserved. Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty is an ideal treatment option in patients with anteromedial osteoarthritis. .It has a low wear rate and a survival of approximately 95% at 10 years and 90% at 20 years. .The components can be implanted precisely through the limited minimally invasive surgical approach. .Patients recover rapidly and achieve better function than patients undergoing a total knee replacement.

Original publication

DOI

10.2217/FMEB2013.13.201

Type

Chapter

Book title

Current Advances in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Publication Date

01/02/2014

Pages

7 - 18