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Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Impact of Technique
Ormonde M. Mahoney, MD1; Henry D. Clarke, MD2; Michael A. Mont, MD3; Mike S. McGrath, MD3; Michael G. Zywiel, MD3; Douglas A. Dennis, MD4; Raymond H. Kim, MD4; Joshua Carothers, MD5
1 Athens Orthopedic Clinic, 1765 Old West Broad Street, Building 2, Suite 200, Athens, GA 30606
2 Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054
3 Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, Sinai Hospital, 2401 West Belvedere Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215. E-mail address for M.A. Mont: mmont@lifebridgehealth.org
4 Colorado Joint Replacement, 2535 South Downing Street, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80210. E-mail address for D.A. Dennis: KSlutzky@co-ortho.com
5 Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3000, Durham, NC 27710. E-mail address: carothj@hotmail.com
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Disclosure: The author did not receive any outside funding or grants in support of his research for or preparation of this work. The author, or a member of his immediate family, received, in any one year, payments or other benefits in excess of $10,000 or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity (Stryker).

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009 Aug 01;91(Supplement 5):59-61. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.I.00413
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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the rationale for mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty

  • Understand the management of extra-articular deformities during total knee arthroplasty

  • Understand the implications of posterior cruciate ligament release and how it affects balancing of the flexion and extension gaps during total knee arthroplasty

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