Subspecialty Theme of the Month, October 2011

Total knee arthroplasty is considered to be the gold standard for tricompartmental knee arthritis. By contrast, unicompartmental knee arthritis has many treatment alternatives that have advantages and disadvantages. In October’s Subspecialty Theme of the Month articles, reprinted with permission from the Summer 2008 issue of COA Bulletin, Drs. Backstein, Winemaker, Bohm, Turgeon, Gandhi, and Mohamed will discuss aspects of treating unicompartnmental knee arthritis:

  • Patellofemoral arthroplasty
  • Unicompartmental arthroplasty
  • Total knee arthroplasty
  • High tibial osteotomy
  • Knee bracing

Date Released


October 3, 2011

Patellofemoral Arthroplasty for Isolated Patellofemoral Arthritis

October 10, 2011

Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty – An Option for Treating Unicompartmental Osteoarthritis

October 17, 2011

Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Management of Symptomatic Knee Arthritis

October 24, 2011

The Role of High Tibial Osteotomy in Treating Knee Osteoarthritis

October 31, 2011

Valgus-Unloader Bracing in Knee Osteoarthritis


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