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Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia

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Abstract

PALMA, Idemar Monteiro da; ALBUQUERQUE, Rodrigo Pires e  and  BARRETTO, João Maurício. Fracture of the tibial component in total knee arthroplasty: report on two cases. Rev. bras. ortop. [online]. 2011, vol.46, n.3, pp. 325-328. ISSN 0102-3616.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-36162011000300018.

The authors report the rare occurrence of two cases of fracture of the tibial component in total knee arthroplasty. They review the literature and discuss the main factors that can cause failure of the implants.

Keywords : Arthroplasty; Replacement; Knee; Postoperative Complications; Review.

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