Early Migration in a High Congruent Rotating Platform Total Knee Prosthesis Design (ROCC)
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The aim of this study is to accurately assess the relationship between knee joint kinematics and migration of the tibial component of a high congruent, rotating platform total knee prosthesis by using fluoroscopy synchronised in time and space with a force plate, an external motion registration system and Electromyography (EMG).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
primary care clinic
Patient is diagnosed with osteoarthritis and requiring primary arthroplasty
Patient is capable of giving informed consent and expressing a willingness to comply with this study
Patient has no major deformities
The ability to perform a lunge and step-up motion without the help of bars or a cane.
No or slight pain during activity according to the Knee Society Pain Score (Ewald, 1989; Insall et al., 1989)
The patient is unable or unwilling to sign the Informed Consent specific to this study
The individual has a functional impairment of any other lower extremity joint besides the operated knee
Patient has a flexion contracture of more than 15°
Patient has a varus/valgus contracture of more than 15°
Patients requiring revision arthroplasty
The patient does not understand the Dutch or English language good enough to participate.