Total Knee Arthroplasty

Total Knee Arthroplasty

By Richard D. Scott, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA


1. The evolution of TKA in Boston

2. Posterior cruciate retaining vs substituting TKA

3. Mobile vs. fixed-bearing TKA

4. Primary TKA surgical technique

5. Correcting the varus knee

6. Correcting the valgus knee

7. Patello-femoral problems in TKA

8. Stiffness before and after TKA

9. Flexion contracture in TKA

10. TKA post osteotomy

11. TKA in Rheumatoid Arthritis

12. Bone stock deficiency in TKA

13. Bilateral simultaneous TKA

14. Sepsis in TKA

15. Staying and getting out of trouble during TKA

16. Re-operation after TKA

17. UKA

18. UKA surgical technique

19. Frequently asked question concerning TKA

20. Peri-operative management: rehabilitation, anti-coagulation