Comparison of the minimally invasive and standard medial parapatellar approaches for primary total knee arthroplasty

Abstract

The minimally invasive surgical (MIS) approach has been popularised as an alternative to the standard medial parapatellar approach (MPP) in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Advocates of this technique suggest earlier functional recovery due to less injury to the surrounding tissues. Potential disadvantages however may include reduced overall exposure… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00167-012-1944-3

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@article{Alcelik2012ComparisonOT, title={Comparison of the minimally invasive and standard medial parapatellar approaches for primary total knee arthroplasty}, author={I. Alcelik and Mohammed Sukeik and Rachel Pollock and Agniva Misra and Payal Shah and Peter J. Armstrong and M. I. Dhebar}, journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy}, year={2012}, volume={20}, pages={2502-2512} }