What are the Types of Artificial Knees?

There are two major types of artificial knee replacements:

Both are widely used and in many cases, generally their combination is used. Prosthesis comprises of three main parts. The tibial constituent (bottom segment) substitutes the top surface of the lower bone, the tibia. The femoral constituent (top segment) replaces the bottom surface of the upper bone (the femur) and the furrow where the patella fits. The patellar component (kneecap portion) replaces the patella surface where it glides in the fissure on the femur.

  • Cemented prosthesis
  • Uncemented prosthesis

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