2. When performing total knee arthroplasty on a patient with genu valgum, knowledge of the anatomy of the peroneal nerve is essential. In the thigh, the peroneal division of the sciatic nerve is located:
When compared with posterior-stabilized total knee arthroplasty, which of the following is an advantage of cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty?
A 48-year-old female patient with lateral left knee pain and valgus malalignment has standing hip-knee-ankle radiographs that reveal an anatomic tibiofemoral angle of 9° of valgus. The deformity is correctable, and the patient has not undergone any prior surgical procedures. This patient may benefit from which of the following interventions?
When compared with bupivicaine HCl for pain management following total knee arthroplasty, peri-articular injection of liposomal bupivicaine offers which of the following?
A 56-year-old female patient presents complaining of bilateral knee pain along with bilateral hand pain. She reports greater pain and stiffness in the morning. Her radiographs show symmetrical joint space narrowing with periarticular erosions with diffuse osteopenia. Which of the following should be included in operative planning?
A 63-year-old female patient undergoes uncomplicated total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Postoperatively, she clears all physical therapy parameters for discharge but is concerned about being discharged to home because she lives alone. Which of the following will this patient have if she is discharged to a skilled nursing facility?