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Kantak A P. Tibialis Anterior Tendon: A Reliable Anatomical Landmark Indicating the Ankle Centre. Potential Utility in Extra-Medullary Alignment During Total Knee Replacement. J. Res. Orthop. Sci. 2017; 4 (3)
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Trauma and orthopaedic Department, East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, Surrey, United Kingdom
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Background: Extramedullary alignment is a well established surgical technique during total knee replacement. There are different methods to achieve accuracy but variability is quite extensive. To attain uniformity in the surgical technique we have been using the tibialis tendon to align our resection guide. This may prove to be a useful aid for surgeons during knee replacement surgery.
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Subject: Knee surgery
Received: 2019/09/9 | Accepted: 2017/08/15 | Published: 2017/08/15

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