MicroPort Orthopedics' knee system yields excellent clinical outcomes for 95% of patients at 17 years — 4 observations

Spinal Tech

Arlington, Tenn.-based MicroPort Orthopedics' Medial-Pivot Knee System produced positive clinical outcomes at 17 years. The knee system is intended to restore stability and normal knee kinematics to enhance function.

The study involved 325 knee osteoarthritis patients who received total knee arthroplasty with the Medial-Pivot Knee System. "KAT" General Hospital researchers in Athens, Greece, conducted the study.


The Knee published the study.


Here are four observations:


1. Of the patients, 95 percent reported excellence clinical outcomes for satisfaction at 17 years.


2. The implant has 98.8 percent survivorship at 17 years.


3. Ninety-four percent of patients could perform age-appropriate activities with average knee flexion of 120 degrees.

4. Of the studied patients, 98 percent noted excellent, very good or good pain relief.



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