Posterolateral overhang affects patient quality of life after total knee arthroplasty


Simsek M. E. , Akkaya M., Gursoy S., Isik C., Zahar A., Tarabichi S., ...More

ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, vol.138, no.3, pp.409-418, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 138 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00402-017-2850-4
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.409-418

Abstract

To investigate the appropriate mediolateral placement of symmetrical tibial components and the amount of overhang expected from the posterolateral of tibial components implanted to give ideal coverage and the subsequent incidence of residual knee pain and reduction in functional capacity.