Primary Total Knee Replacement in Advanced Rheumatoid Arthritis with Over Thirty Degrees of Fixed Flexion Deformities

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Author: Dr L Prakash
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Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery
Schools: Institute for Special Orthopaedics Chennai
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Basic Info

Standard Cemented knee using universal instruments. Intramedullary guife for femoral allignment, Extramedullary for tibial cut. Special tricks shown here are ligament balancing, and flexion deformity correction. Video shot and edited by Seshadri

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17797/grxpvjxxs1

Advanced

Procedure

Knee replacement

Indications

Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthrosis, severely damaged knees

Contraindications

Young patients, arthrodesis in functional position, infection

Instrumentation

Setup

Clean operating theater, with laminar air flow

Preoperative Workup

Routine

Anatomy and Landmarks

Anterior approach, patella deflected laterally

Advantages/Disadvantages

precise balance of soft tissue and perfect assignment of components

Complications/Risks

infection, component malpositioning. loosening, wear

Disclosure of Conflicts

infection, component malpositioning. loosening, wear

Acknowledgements

Seshadri, Institute for special orthopaedics Chennai

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