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What does UKA stand for?

UKA stands for Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

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Topics of the 34 chapters include unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, rotational alignment, the minimally invasive subvastus approach, cementless fixation, soft tissue balancing in revision arthroplasty, articulating spacers for infected knee replacements, impaction bone grafting, and metal augments.
Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty When considering prosthetic replacement, unicompartmental arthroplasty is an attractive option as there may be less blood loss, less bony resection, quicker rehabilitation, and more normal knee kinematics.
41,42) Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA), which has been performed since the 1970s, is considered by many to be an attractive alternative to osteotomy or total knee replacement surgery.