A comparison of the vastus splitting and median parapatellar approaches in total knee arthroplasty.

Abstract

This prospective randomized study was undertaken to evaluate the vastus splitting approach as an alternative to the median parapatellar approach in primary total knee arthroplasty. Fifty-one knees in 42 patients were randomized preoperatively. Clinical parameters were evaluated preoperatively and at regular postoperative intervals. Electromyography was… (More)

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@article{Parentis1999ACO, title={A comparison of the vastus splitting and median parapatellar approaches in total knee arthroplasty.}, author={Michael Andrew Parentis and Mustasim N Rumi and Gurvinder S Deol and Milind J Kothari and William M Parrish and Vincent D. Pellegrini}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1999}, volume={367}, pages={107-16} }