Influence of total knee arthroplasty approaches on component positioning


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Bicer E. K. , SÖZBİLEN M. C. , AYDOĞDU S. , Sur H.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, no.2, pp.343-349, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cumj.341797
  • Title of Journal : CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.343-349
  • Keywords: Knee arthroplasty, osteoarthritis, subvastus approach, medial parapatellar approach, MEDIAL PARAPATELLAR APPROACH, VARUS DEFORMITY, ALIGNMENT, SUBVASTUS, SURVIVAL

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of subvastus and medial parapatellar total knee arthroplasty approaches on component positioning and to explore the possible negative effects of potentially more restrictive approaches especially in highly deformed knees.