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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Total knee replacement -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Arthroplasty -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Ligaments -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Knee -- Surgery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee -- methods,
  • Knee Joint -- surgery,
  • Ligaments, Articular -- surgery

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLeo A. Whiteside, editor.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsWhiteside, Leo A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRD561 .L532 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3301937M
ISBN 10354020749X
LC Control Number2004041387
OCLC/WorldCa54074288

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The varus knee has a group of bone and ligament abnormalities that must be addressed to correct the deformity. The mechanical axis of the femur is tilted medially relative to the long axis of the ti Ligament Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty | SpringerLink.   The role of the posterior cruciate ligament. In total knee arthroplasty, the PCL is divided in 20% of cases, usually for correction of the flexion gap. 86 Proper tensioning of this ligament is important if a cruciate-retaining prosthesis is to be used. 87 Reasons for retaining a PCL include preservation of bone stock, reduced risk of posterior Cited by: Ligament balancing is an integral part of total knee arthroplasty, and remains thought - provoking and controversial years after alignment instrumentation and implants have been Size: 1MB.   Ligament Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.? The varus knee has a group of bone and lig 5/5(1).

  Ligament Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty by Leo A. Whiteside, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). This is a classic as far as books on arthroplaaty goes. Leo Whiteside is a legend in TKA and in this carefully written and illustrated book on practical steps in ligament balancing, prof whiteside has written a book that is read and in the library of every arthroplasty surgeon. Excellent.5/5(7). In this booklet, experts from across the world, including members of the ISAKOS Knee Arthroplasty Committee, offer clear, up-to-date guidance on all aspects of soft tissue or ligament balancing in primary total knee arthroplasty with the aim of enabling the reader to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Ligament Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Instructional Manual Leo A. Whiteside M.D. (auth.) The varus knee has a group of bone and ligament abnormalities that must be addressed to correct the deformity. The mechanical axis of the femur is tilted medially relative to the long axis of the tibia. You can write a book review and share.

Ligament balancing is one of the most important surgical techniques for successful total knee arthroplasty. It has traditionally been recommended that medial and lateral as well as flexion and extension gaps are equal. This article reviews the relevant literature and discusses the clinical importance of the aforementioned by: Ligament balancing is considered a prerequisite for survival in total knee arthroplasty. However, there is no consensus on how to measure ligament balance intra-operatively and the degree of. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Ligament Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Instructional Manual at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Introduction. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has been frequently performed for severe degenerative arthritis in senior patients. Unfortunately, TKA can be technically challenging in knees with profound varus deformity when it is combined with medial soft tissue contracture and lateral soft tissue laxity1).Ligament balancing has been considered essential to the success of Cited by: