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Babak Otoukesh

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shafa Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


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    Evaluation of 3-Dimensional Profile of Asian Knee
    Author(s): Babak Otoukesh, Bahram Boddouhi, Peyman Kaghazian, Negin Hatami, Morvarid Otoukesh, Mohammad Ghaemi and Javad Moghimi*

    Background: Maintaining proper size and rotation of components of total knee arthroplasty is mandatory for optimal longevity. Ethnical differences may affect fitness of the prostheses that were manufactured mainly based on Caucasian dimensions. This review aimed to evaluate 3- dimensional characteristics of distal femur and proximal tibia among Asian populations. Moreover rotational profile of distal femur was also assessed. Methods: Databases were searched and relevant studies were selected. Including criteria were: studies on Asian populations, studies on morphological and rotational characteristics of the knee joint and prostheses. Finally 21 studies were selected. Results: Based on the studies male subjects enjoy larger dimensions, while total configuration is proportionately similar to .. Read More»

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