Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA)
Practicing orthopaedic surgeons need to periodically update their knowledge per the most recent clinical research findings. Additionally, reviewing, analyzing and discussing evidence-based practices, emerging practice trends and patient outcomes provides an opportunity to raise the overall surgeon competence in knee arthroplasty. This educational activity is intended to equip practicing orthopaedic surgeons with the state-of-the art information and cutting-edge strategies aimed at enhancing the care of the patients undergoing unicompartmental arthroplasty (UKA).
• Investigate the research, practice patterns and outcomes contributing to effective use of UKA.
• Determine the indications for the UKA, including medial and lateral UKA
• Evaluate and differentiate among the various types of implants available for UKA
• Appropriately evaluate and manage a patient with a painful UKA
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