Achsgeführte Implantate in der Endoprothetik des Kniegelenkes

Translated title of the contribution: Rotating Hinge Implants in Knee Arthroplasty

Alexander Petershofer, Klemens Trieb

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Due to demographic transition an increasing number of primary knee arthroplasty is expected. A consequence is a rise in frequency in revision knee arthroplasty. Rotating hinge prostheses are a development of former hinge prostheses, due to changes in implant design the outcome of modern rotating hinge implants clearly improved in comparison to former models. Interpretation of outcome in present literature is difficult due to the small number of cases and the heterogeneous indications. Nevertheless the use of rotating hinge knee prostheses in primary and revision arthroplasty is associated with good clinical outcomes, when indicated appropriately.

Translated title of the contributionRotating Hinge Implants in Knee Arthroplasty
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)383-389
Number of pages7
JournalZeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2020


  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • Artificial Limbs
  • Knee Joint
  • Knee Prosthesis
  • Prosthesis Design
  • Reoperation
  • Treatment Outcome
  • knee arthroplasty
  • hinged
  • revision


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