Increase in component outliers with quadriceps-sparing versus medial parapatellar TKA
Comparison of Quadriceps-Sparing and Medial Parapatellar Approaches in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsJ Arthroplasty. 2018 Jan;33(1):277-283
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Eight randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing a range of outcomes between the quadriceps-sparing (QS) approach and the medial parapatellar (MPP) approach in total knee arthroplasty. For surgical outcomes, QS groups demonstrated significantly longer operative time by approximately 20 minutes, with no significant differences on measures of blood loss. For clinical ...
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