ORTHOPEDIC

Operative Procedure: Varus Knee

Sep 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Operative Procedure: Varus Knee

Fig. 9.1 Sacrificing the posterior cruciate ligament in a PS total knee replacement 9.3 Step 2: Osteophytes The presence of osteophytes on the medial aspect of the tibial plateau and…

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PS: Gap Technique

Sep 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on PS: Gap Technique

Fig. 6.1 If the knee joint is well tensioned in flexion, anterior and posterior femoral resections are made by using an AP cutting block Fig. 6.2 Spacer blocks can be…

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Primary Principles in Soft Tissue Balancing

Sep 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Primary Principles in Soft Tissue Balancing

Fig. 4.1 Rectangular (a) extension gap and (b) flexion gap The resections of the tibia and femur during knee arthroplasty must result in rectangular flexion and extension gaps (equal medial…

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