Subvastus approach for total knee arthroplasty.

@article{Gore2003SubvastusAF,
  title={Subvastus approach for total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Donald R. Gore and D Scott Sellinger and Kevin J Gassner and Scott T Glaeser},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={33-5}
}
The indications for the subvastus approach in total knee arthroplasty are the same for a medial parapatellar approach in the appropriately selected patient. The subvastus approach does not violate the quadriceps mechanism, reduces the need for lateral retinacular release, preserves the patella blood supply, and, with our modifications, can be used in most… CONTINUE READING