Tibial tubercle osteotomy more efficacious technique of surgical exposure in RTKA
Tibial tubercle osteotomy or quadriceps snip in two-stage revision for prosthetic knee infection? A randomized prospective studyClin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Apr;471(4):1305-18. doi: 10.1007/s11999-012-2763-z. Epub 2013 Jan 3
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90 patients scheduled for revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to determine the effect of two different joint exposure techniques on functional outcome and postoperative morbidity. Participants were allocated to receive either the quadriceps snip (QS) or tibial tubercle osteotomy (TTO) exposure techniques, and were followed postoperatively for a minimum of 8 years. Results at fin...
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