Balancing the Flexion Gap: Relationship Between Tibial Slope and Posterior Cruciate Ligament Release and Correlation with Range of Motion

Lombardi, Jr., Adolph V.; Berend, Keith R.; Aziz-Jacobo, Jorge; Davis, Mark B.
November 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p121
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of research which was conducted in an effort to identify the relationship between the posterior tibial slope and the need for release of the posterior cruciate ligament in patients that have had total knee replacements, and to correlate these factors with the postoperative range of motion and the need for manipulation. Factors which effect the success of total knee arthroplasty are discussed.


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