David A Camarata

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The rule of no thumb test was compared with the towel clip test in determining the need for lateral retinacular release in 200 consecutive primary total knee replacements. The towel clip test was positive in 13 knees (6.5%) and the rule of no thumb test was positive in 78 knees (39%). Using a positive towel clip test as the indication for lateral(More)
This article presents a concise description and literature review of the eLibra Dynamic Ligament Balancing Device in total knee arthroplasty. This device is a force sensor that allows surgeons to balance the medial and lateral collateral ligaments during total knee replacement. This instrument provides precise, quantitative, digital information in newtons(More)
The purpose of this report was to compare the results of a series of otherwise-identical, cementless acetabular components with screws to a group with spikes in primary total hip arthroplasty. Between April 1993 and August 1997, 339 primary total hip arthroplasties were performed using a cementless acetabular component in 312 patients. There were 227(More)
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