A prospective randomised study of minimally invasive midvastus total knee arthroplasty compared with standard total knee arthroplasty.

@article{Guy2012APR,
  title={A prospective randomised study of minimally invasive midvastus total knee arthroplasty compared with standard total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Stephen P Guy and Mark A Farndon and Jonathon L Conroy and Caroline Bennett and Andrew J. Grainger and Nicholas J. M. London},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={866-71}
}
INTRODUCTION Proposed advantages of minimally invasive surgery include shorter hospital stay, less blood loss, and a greater range of motion but potential concerns are raised about both prolonged learning curves and a compromise in exposure leading to implant malposition. PATIENTS AND METHODS This powered study evaluates the outcomes of 80 patients… CONTINUE READING