Use of an intramedullary nail for correction of femoral deformities combined with total knee arthroplasty: a technical tip.

Authors:
Stephen J Incavo
Stephen J Incavo
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston | United States
Carl Kapadia
Carl Kapadia
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York | United States

J Arthroplasty 2007 Jan;22(1):133-5

Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA.

Simultaneous femoral deformity correction combined with total knee arthroplasty can be a complex procedure, which can be simplified with this described technique. A femoral component that allows access to the intramedullary canal is necessary to be able to use this technique.

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