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Volume:5 Issue:8 Number:27 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #9022
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Measured vs. fixed femoral valgus angle for clinical & radiographic outcomes in TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Measured vs. fixed femoral valgus angle for clinical & radiographic outcomes in TKA. ACE Report. 2016;5(8):27. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9022

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Measuring long radiographs affects the positioning of femoral components in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2016 May;136(5):693-700

Contributing Authors: J Stucinskas O Robertsson A Lebedev H Wingstrand A Smailys S Tarasevicius

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Synopsis

120 patients were randomized to undergo total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with an intramedullary guide set at either a fixed femoral valgus angle (FVA) of 7 degrees compared to an FVA measured on long preoperative hip-knee-ankle radiographs. The purpose of this study was to determine if a preoperatively measured FVA provides more accurate mechanical alignment and individual component positioning, and ...

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