Differences between midvastus and subvastus TKA surgical approaches in the tasks of sitting and standing.

@article{Jarvis2013DifferencesBM,
  title={Differences between midvastus and subvastus TKA surgical approaches in the tasks of sitting and standing.},
  author={Sarah L Jarvis and Brian R Onstot and Manoshi Bhowmik-Stoker and Marc C. Jacofsky and David J. Jacofsky},
  journal={The journal of knee surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={333-41}
}
The mini-midvastus (MV) approach to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) minimizes damage to the extensor mechanism; however, the mini-subvastus (SV) approach is designed to avoid such damage. Quadriceps weakness following TKA can have a significant impact on the activities of daily living, particularly stand-to-sit down (STSD) and sit-to-stand up (STSU… CONTINUE READING