Knee morphology as a guide to knee replacement.

  title={Knee morphology as a guide to knee replacement.},
  author={J S Mensch and Harlan Cabot Amstutz},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
The complexity of knee geometry requires correct prosthesis design and size selection for the recipient. This study analyzes the morphological relationships within the knee; 16 linear anatomical parameters were measured on 30 cadaveric knees. The marginal femoral condylar contour was geometrically described by two tangent radii. Standardized radiographic techniques were developed to obtain a modified tunnel and true lateral view of the knee. Subsequently, X-rays were taken from 11 cadaver knees… CONTINUE READING