Total knee arthroplasty: better short-term results after subvastus approach

@article{Sastre2009TotalKA,
  title={Total knee arthroplasty: better short-term results after subvastus approach},
  author={Sergi Sastre and M. J. Sanchez and Llu{\'i}s Lozano and Felip Orient and Fidel Fontg and Montserrat N{\'u}{\~n}ez},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={17},
  pages={1184-1188}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term results after performing a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) using two surgical approaches: the subvastus approach (SV) and the conventional parapatellar approach. It was hypothesized that the SV approach would achieve the best short-term benefits. This is a randomized prospective and double-blind study that includes 104 patients. Evaluations were carried out preoperatively, when discharged (5 days) at one, three, and 12 postoperative months… CONTINUE READING
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