Instrumentation pitfalls: you just can't go on autopilot!

Abstract

Instrumentation for total knee arthroplasty is crucial for proper positioning and orientation of the components. Instruments, however, must be used properly if the surgeon is to accomplish the goals. The entrance point for intramedullary guides for both the femur and tibia should not be arbitrarily chosen but picked after evaluation of the intersection of… (More)

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@article{Laskin2003InstrumentationPY, title={Instrumentation pitfalls: you just can't go on autopilot!}, author={Richard S. Laskin}, journal={The Journal of arthroplasty}, year={2003}, volume={18 3 Suppl 1}, pages={18-22} }