Partial endoprosthesis have been implanted in Croatia for a long time. Their disadvantage is that the former implants could have been implanted in a small subset of patients (below 10%). Oxford partial knee endoprosthesis has been implanted for more than 40 years with superior characteristics in comparison to total knee endoprosthesis.
It is important to be careful of the indication, i.e. anteromedial arthritis (inner and anterior part of the knee) is one of the indications which is determined with radiologic procedures.
The advantages of Oxford partial knee endoprosthesis are the following: