Maine Orthopaedic Review Monthly Challenge

Test Your Knowledge of Total Knee Arthroplasty

Bruce F. Gomberg, MD; Ira Kirschenbaum, MD

Disclosures

February 08, 2017

Ritter,[4] in his study of 3066 patients (4727 knees) who had undergone primary TKA, looked at factors that predict postoperative range of motion. The principal predictive factor of the postoperative range of motion was the preoperative range of motion. Removal of posterior osteophytes and release of the deep medial collateral ligament, the semimembranosus tendon, and the pes anserinus tendon in patients with large preoperative varus alignment, and the attainment of a good intraoperative range of motion, improved the likelihood that a good postoperative range of motion would be achieved.[4,5]

Comments

3090D553-9492-4563-8681-AD288FA52ACE
Comments on Medscape are moderated and should be professional in tone and on topic. You must declare any conflicts of interest related to your comments and responses. Please see our Commenting Guide for further information. We reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.
Post as:

processing....