Maine Orthopaedic Review Monthly Challenge

Test Your Knowledge of Total Knee Arthroplasty

Bruce F. Gomberg, MD; Ira Kirschenbaum, MD

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February 08, 2017

Presence of loose cement particles with in the joint space post-TKA will lead to abrasive third-body wear. The careful removal of extruded cement debris during implantation may help in reducing wear rate. Bone debris is suggested to have less critical influence on the prostheses wear rate.[9,10]

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