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Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty
Adolph V. LombardiJr., MD1; Michael P. Nett, MD2; W. Norman Scott, MD2; Henry D. Clarke, MD3; Keith R. Berend, MD1; Mary I. O'Connor, MD4
1 Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc., 7277 Smith's Mill Road, Suite 200, New Albany, OH 43054. E-mail address for A.V. Lombardi Jr.: lombardiav@joint-surgeons.com. E-mail address for K.R. Berend: berendKr@joint-surgeons.com
2 Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, 210 East 64th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10065. E-mail address for M.P. Nett: michaelpatricknett@gmail.com. E-mail address for W.N. Scott: nscott@iskinstitute.com
3 Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054
4 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224. E-mail address: oconnor.mary@mayo.edu
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Disclosure: The authors did not receive any outside funding or grants in support of their research for or preparation of this work. Neither they nor a member of their immediate families received payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009 Aug 01;91(Supplement 5):52-55. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.I.00403
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Learning Objectives

  • Understand correction of fixed deformity in primary total knee arthroplasty via the harmonization of osseous resection and soft-tissue balance

  • Understand the pitfalls in the surgical technique of balancing a total knee prosthesis

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