Use of a Tensiometer at Total Knee Arthroplasty
Soft-tissue alignment of the knee is important in total knee replacement. Achieving perfectly aligned and well-balanced soft tissues is more difficult than achieving good bony alignment. A mechanical balancer/tensiometer is an invaluable tool for this purpose and should be available to any surgeon performing knee arthroplasty.
KeywordsTotal Knee Arthroplasty Total Knee Replacement Valgus Knee Posterior Tibial Slope Popliteus Tendon
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