There are various techniques of cement applications in total knee arthroplasty with a lack of clear consensus on best practice. The use of a bladder syringe as a reservoir and applicator of cement allows for minimal handling of the cement along with greater control and cost savings as compared with the manufacturer cement guns.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Chelsea, London, SW10 9NH, UK
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