Medial parapalettar approach to TKA provides the best clinical outcomes
Comparing outcomes of medial parapatellar and subvastus approaches in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trialJ Arthroplasty. 2012 Mar;27(3):347-353.e1. Epub 2011 Aug 9
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90 patients undergoing primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty for knee osteoarthritis were randomized to procedures using either a subvastus (SV) or a medial parapatellar (MP) approach. Follow up at 18 months indicated no differences in change in AKSS scores from baseline measures. However, AKSS functional scores at 12 and 18 months were significantly better in the MP group.
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