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Is Polyethylene Contact Pressure Reduced by Kinematic Alignment In Total Knee Arthroplasty? What does the literature say? – An Overview The impact of alignment on prosthesis longevity and postoperative performance in total knee arthroplasty cannot be overstated1. Proper knee alignment restoration decreases mechanical, and shear loads on the polyethylene (PE) insert and the interfaces between […]

A Reliable New Anatomical Landmark for Predicting Femoral Anteversion Angle? In the elderly population, proximal femur fractures account for many fatal fractures. Surgical intervention is the standard treatment for a proximal femur fracture1. Depending on the severity of the fracture and the surgeon’s preference, proximal femur fractures can be treated with either an intramedullary (IM) […]

Ultra Low Dose CT Scan of the knee

Could Ultra-Low Dose CT Scan Do The Trick? How can ultra-low dose CT scans compare to standard CTs when creating 3D models for preoperative planning and surgery? The number of people with knee disorders is steadily increasing in line with the mean age of the population. Osteoarthritis is a common cause of knee impairment, burdening […]

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Manual Total Knee Arthroplasty: Not Taken Over by Robots Yet An Insight into The Comparison of Manual Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Knee Arthroplasty In cases of painful degenerative joint degeneration of the knee, total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is the therapy of choice. In the United States alone, there are over 600,000 TKAs conducted each […]

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Exploring the Link Between Manipulation Under Anesthesia and Revision Surgery An Insight into the Potentially Disruptive Complication Associated with Manipulation Under Anesthesia Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Knee replacement surgery is a frequent and successful procedure, with over 100,000 cases done annually in the United Kingdom alone. The primary objectives of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are […]

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