The ACS® Uni FB is an unicondylar fixed-bearing surface replacement, that is characterized by anatomically shaped metal components and high-quality materials. The PE insert is firmly anchored on the tibial component. Femoral pegs and fins ensure high rotational stability.
The decision for replacement of the joint should be based on careful evaluation. The indication for this type of surgery should only be made when all other conservative or surgical alternatives are less promising.
The risk of post-operative complications can be limited by careful evaluation of the individual anatomical and load conditions, the condition of the soft tissues and the condition of the bone bed for the implants.
The provision of prostheses is generally indicated only in patients whose skeleton is fully grown.
Before intervention, preoperative examinations should be performed. The examinations depend on the patient’s history.
Under consideration of these conditions knee joint replacement with the PB Uni Knee System applies to the following indications:
Important conditions which have to be fulfilled are:
The surgeon decides which version of prosthesis for the individual patient is used. This decision depends on several factors, such as the age and the patient's weight, bone quality, shape of the bone and deformation of the joint.
implavit®; CoCrMo according to ISO 5832-4 (femoral components)
implatan®; TiAl6V4 according to ISO 5832-3 (tibial components)
UHMW-PE according to ISO 5834-2 (PE-inserts)
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