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Conference Paper: Interobserver and Intraobserver error in obtaining transepicondylar axis and whiteside line in total knee arthroplasty

TitleInterobserver and Intraobserver error in obtaining transepicondylar axis and whiteside line in total knee arthroplasty
Authors
Issue Date2008
PublisherSICOT/SIROT
Citation
SICOT/SIROT 2008 XXIV Triennial World Congress, Hong Kong, 24-28 August 2008 How to Cite?
AbstractFour cadaveric knee joints with an intact soft tissue envelope were approached using the medial parapatellar approach employed in standard conventional incision total knee replacement. The transepicondylar axis and Whiteside line of the distal femur were repeatedly identified by three orthopaedic surgeons for a total of twenty times each. The precision in the identification of these landmarks was compared with the reference transepicondylar axis and Whiteside line established at the end of the experiment by dissecting the soft tissue from the cadaveric knees. It was found that there was significant interobserver error in the identification of both the transepicondylar axis and Whiteside line (p<0.001, ANOVA). The repeatability in the identification of these two axes was relatively low (13° for transepicondylar axis and 24° for Whitesid e line).
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/62483

 

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dc.contributor.authorYan, CHen_HK
dc.contributor.authorYau, WPen_HK
dc.contributor.authorChiu, PKYen_HK
dc.contributor.authorNg, TPen_HK
dc.contributor.authorLie, CWHen_HK
dc.contributor.authorTang, WMen_HK
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-13T04:02:21Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-13T04:02:21Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_HK
dc.identifier.citationSICOT/SIROT 2008 XXIV Triennial World Congress, Hong Kong, 24-28 August 2008-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/62483-
dc.description.abstractFour cadaveric knee joints with an intact soft tissue envelope were approached using the medial parapatellar approach employed in standard conventional incision total knee replacement. The transepicondylar axis and Whiteside line of the distal femur were repeatedly identified by three orthopaedic surgeons for a total of twenty times each. The precision in the identification of these landmarks was compared with the reference transepicondylar axis and Whiteside line established at the end of the experiment by dissecting the soft tissue from the cadaveric knees. It was found that there was significant interobserver error in the identification of both the transepicondylar axis and Whiteside line (p<0.001, ANOVA). The repeatability in the identification of these two axes was relatively low (13° for transepicondylar axis and 24° for Whitesid e line).-
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.publisherSICOT/SIROT-
dc.relation.ispartofSICOT/SIROT Triennial World Congress-
dc.titleInterobserver and Intraobserver error in obtaining transepicondylar axis and whiteside line in total knee arthroplastyen_HK
dc.typeConference_Paperen_HK
dc.identifier.emailYan, CH: yanchunhoi@yahoo.com.hken_HK
dc.identifier.emailYau, WP: peterwpy@hkucc.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.emailChiu, PKY: pkychiu@hkucc.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.emailNg, TP: tpng@HKUCC.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.emailLie, CWH: clie@HKUCC.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.emailTang, WM: wmtanga@hkucc.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.authorityYan, CH=rp00303en_HK
dc.identifier.authorityYau, WP=rp00500en_HK
dc.identifier.authorityChiu, PKY=rp00379en_HK
dc.identifier.hkuros149547en_HK

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