INDICATIONS and CONTRAINDICATIONS for STRIDE
The general principles of good patient selection and sound surgical judgment apply to the unicondylar knee procedure. Preoperative planning and meticulous surgical technique are essential to achieve optimal results. Considerations of anatomic loading, soft-tissue condition, and component placement are critical to minimize a variety of postoperative complications.
The STRIDE Unicondylar Knee Systems are indicated for patients with:
- Painful and/or disabling knee joints due to osteoarthritis or traumatic arthritis.
- Previous tibial condyle or plateau fractures with loss of anatomy or function.
- Varus or valgus deformities.
- Revision of previous arthroplasty procedures.
- These devices are indicated for cemented use only.
CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR UNICONDYLAR KNEE REPLACEMENT
- Previous history of infection in the affected joint and/or local/systemic infection that may affect the prosthetic joint
- Insufficient bone stock on femoral or tibial surfaces
- Skeletal immaturity
- Neuropathic arthropathy
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Varus/valgus deformities greater than 15 degrees
- Damage to the articular cartilage of the opposite compartment
- Inflammatory synovitis
- Eburnated bone in the patellofemoral joint