Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Basics, Surgical Technique to Get Your Total Knee Arthroplasty Right

  • Victoria B. Duthon
  • Fredrik K. Almqvist
  • Peter C. M. Verdonk
  • Paolo Adravanti
  • Philippe Neyret
  • Jean-Louis Briard
  • Andrea Baldini
  • Jan Victor
  • P-J. Vandekerckhove


Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a successful procedure that is performed increasingly due to more present painful knee osteoarthritis. After a correct indication for a TKA, a good exposure during this procedure will assure a good clinical and radiological result.


Total Knee Arthroplasty Femoral Component Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tibial Component Flexion Contracture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victoria B. Duthon
    • 1
  • Fredrik K. Almqvist
    • 2
  • Peter C. M. Verdonk
    • 2
  • Paolo Adravanti
    • 3
  • Philippe Neyret
    • 4
  • Jean-Louis Briard
    • 5
  • Andrea Baldini
    • 6
    • 7
  • Jan Victor
    • 2
  • P-J. Vandekerckhove
    • 2
  1. 1.Service de chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologieHôpitaux Universitaires de GenèveGenèveSuisse
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryGhent University HospitalGhentBelgium
  3. 3.Clinic “Città di Parma”ParmaItaly
  4. 4.Centre Albert TrillatHospices Civils de LyonLyonFrance
  5. 5.Clinique du cèdreBois GuillaumeFrance
  6. 6.IFCA InstituteFlorenceItaly
  7. 7.Humanitas InstituteRozzano MilanItaly

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