TITLE

Popliteus Tendon Release in the Varus or Neutral Knee: Prevalence and Potential Etiology

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Christopher L.; Severson, Erik; Crofoot, Carmen; Allen, Bryce; Erickson, Jill
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of research which was conducted in an effort to review the relevant anatomy of the popliteus tendon complex and its role in gap balancing in primary total knee arthroplasty, and to report the prevalence of popliteus tendon release in patients who had had total knee arthroplasty. A discussion of the success rates which have been seen with the use of total knee arthroplasty is presented.
ACCESSION #
35282046

 

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