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The purpose of this study is to determine if there are any clinical or radiographic differences in non-posterior stabilized rotating mobile bearing design versus a posterior stabilized rotating mobile bearing designs.
Out comes measures were to determine
1. whether the knee and function scores and the radiographic results of the knees with a PFC Sigma RP knee prosthesis would be better than those with an LCS RP prosthesis.
2. whether the patients with a PFC RP knee prosthesis would have a better range of knee motion than those with an LCS RP prosthesis.
3. whether patient satisfaction and preference would be better in the patients having a PFC Sigma RP knee prosthesis than those of patients having an LCS RP knee prosthesis
4. whether complication rate would be less in the knees with a PFC sigma RP knee prosthesis than in the knees with an LCS RP prosthesis.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
PFC-Sigma RP, LPS RP
Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital
Korea, Republic of
Ewha Womans University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:07:22-0400
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