History of total knee replacement.

  title={History of total knee replacement.},
  author={Chitranjan S. Ranawat},
  journal={Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association},
  volume={11 4},
In the early 1970s, the condylar knee was developed independently in the United States and overseas. The concept of replacing the tibiofemoral condylar surfaces with cemented fixation, along with preservation of the cruciate ligaments, was developed and refined. To correct severe knee deformities, the condylar knee with posterior cruciate-sacrificing design… CONTINUE READING