This article follows on from Whiteside’s Line: Throw it out and start again. In that article I explained why the
Whiteside’s Line: Throw it out and start again This headline may sound a bit harsh, and no offense intended to
Knee arthroscopy has been a very popular operation for treating painful knees for more than 30 years. Unfortunately it doesn’t
This article uses the techniques we described in Whiteside’s Line: Throw it out and start again and Femoral component rotation: Find
The most commonly used landmark to set femoral rotation is the posterior condyles. They are easy to find and easy
OK, so femoral rotation is not the only thing you have to get right during a knee replacement. But it
The Gold Standard for femoral component rotation following total knee arthroplasty is a line parallel to the Surgical Epicondylar Axis (SEA) on a three-dimensional CT reconstruction of the knee.