Partial knee replacement; Knee replacement – partial; Unicondylar knee replacement; Arthroplasty – unicompartmental knee; UKA; Minimally invasive partial knee replacement
Definition of Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is surgery to replace either the inside (medial) or outside (lateral) compartments of the knee.
C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 12/20/2010