|Makoplasty Medial Compartment|
Berlin surgeons performed a medical study evaluating 5 year survival of German patients from 2006 to 2012. This was published in the JBJS in October of 2016.
Risk factors associated with failure of the implant in the first 5 years after implantation are:
1. age younger than 55
2. Obesity (BMI > 30)
3. Diabetes, complicated
5. Low volume facility (less than 10 cases per year)