Malalignment is associated with an increased rate of loosening of knee prostheses. We present a case of primary knee replacement failure due to pre-existing tibial deformity. Correction of the deformity and associated malalignment was undertaken using the Ilizarov osteotomy method prior to full knee revision surgery.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Bulletin of the NYU hospital for joint diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
Tate, R., Ashcroft, G. P., & Scotland, T. R. (2008). Use of an Ilizarov fixator for deformity correction prior to revision knee arthroplasty. Bulletin of the NYU hospital for joint diseases, 66(1), 65-67.