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Joint line position correlates with function after primary total knee replacement


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Joint line position correlates with function after primary total knee replacement

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery; 2011; 93(B): 1223-1231

Contributing Authors: S Babazadeh M M Dowsey J D Swan J D Stoney P F M Choong

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Synopsis

115 patients requiring total knee replacement (TKR) were randomized to receive either a computer assisted procedure or a conventional approach. The results of 2 year follow-up indicated that there were no significant differences between the two groups in regards to changes in the joint line from the tibial or femoral side. Additionally, it was found that no significant differences were observed in...

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