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Arthrodesis Knee OrthoFracs

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Description: Principles
Accurate fitting of concellous surfaces in correct position is of extreme importance
Use TKR cutting blocks
Charnley (1948) used compression clamps with pins placed 4cm from cut surfaces
Use of two pins at either end better control of angular movement about osteotomy.
Charnley used near full extension in children as grow into flexion
Indications: Historically TB ,Other joint sepsis, Failed TKR, Traumatic OA

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Language: English

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Added: Sun Sep 27 2009