WEEK 4: Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

GOALS: To understand indications & outcomes of TKA. Concept of CR and PS designs. Anatomic and classical cuts. Ligament balance and gaps.
PRACTICAL: Case Presentations: Varus and valgus knee.
READING: OKU: Chapter 31, 35


"Surgical Exposures - Surgery of the Knee"
Hohl, M., M.D., Atlas of Orthopaedic Surgery, Volume 3, Lower Extremity; Editors: Laurin, CA, Riley Jr. LH, Roy-Camille R, Reprinted with permission from Masson, copyright Masson, Paris, .

"Duracon® Knee Systems Surgical Technique"
Hungerford, D.S., M.D., et al.(Howmedica and a group of orthopaedic surgeons and biomedical design engineers).

"Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Using The Duracon Total Knee System 2- to 5- Year Follow-up Study of 100 Knees"
Greene, Kenneth A., M.D., Magoline, Michael R., M.D, and Ripepi, Vincent, D.O., From Crystal Clinic and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio. Reprint requests: Kenneth A. Greene, MD, crystal clinic, 3975 Embassy Pkwy., Akron, OH 44333.

"Patella Resurfacing in Total Knee Replacement: Is it an Option?"
Habermann, Edward T., M.D., Kerner, Mark,  M.D., FLEXION | Newsletter for Orthopaedic Surgeons; Volume 2 Number 3.

"A Multicenter Review of Patellar Complications Using a Modern Design Total Knee System"
Habermann, Edward T., M.D., Borden, Lester S., M.D., FACS, Hedley, Anthony K., M.D., FRCS, Hungerford, David S., M.D., Krackow, Kenneth A.,  M.D.,

"Management of Fractures Around Total Knee Replacement"
Wiedel, Jerome D, M.D., Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Approach, Editors: Hungerford, David S., M.D., Krackow, Kenneth A., M.D., and Kenna, Robert V.

"Knee Rehabilitation After Surgery"
Tankersley W.S., M.D., Mont M.A., M.D., Hungerford D.S., M.D., Rehabilitation Secrets. Young, M.A., O'Yang B., Steins S.A., (eds). Hanley and Belfus, Mosley, Philadelphia, 1997.


"Consequences of Malalignment in Total Knee Replacement Surgery"
David S. Hungerford, M.D., January, 2003, 15:40

"Extra-Articular Deformities in TKR"
David S. Hungerford, M.D., May, 2003, 6:54


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