• An artificial knee joint comprising: a femoral component comprising a femoral condylar portion made of a medial condylar section and a lateral condylar section which extend in an anteroposterior direction of the knee joint and have convex exterior surfaces, and a tibial component comprising a tibial. (google.com)
  • and a space between the respective medial and lateral condylar sections of the femoral condylar portion and of the tibial condylar portion being formed so as to be gradually narrower toward the rear side of the knee joint, thus forming a "rear-in" configuration. (google.com)
  • 2. The artificial knee joint according to claim 1 , wherein both of said medial condylar sections and lateral condylar sections of said femoral condylar portion and of said tibial condylar portion are symmetrically formed in a rear-in configuration with respect to centerlines of said medial condylar sections and lateral condylar sections of said femoral condylar portion and of said tibial condylar portion. (google.com)
  • 3. The artificial knee joint according to claim 1 or 2 , wherein a line connecting respective lowest points of said medial condylar section and lateral condylar section of said femoral condylar portion forms substantially a circular arc as seen in a rear view, and imaginary lines extended from said circular arc intersect on a center line above upper edges of said condylar portions. (google.com)
  • 6. The artificial knee joint according to claim 1 or 2 , wherein a knee joint is a joint from which cruciate ligaments have been excised, and a cam which controls an attitude during flexion of said knee by acting on a rear surface of said post is disposed between said medial condylar section and lateral condylar section of said femoral condylar portion. (google.com)
  • A modular knee prosthesis includes a femoral stem having a proximal end portion. (google.ca)
  • 2. The modular knee prosthesis of claim 1 wherein said locking element further couples said femoral stem to said femoral component. (google.ca)
  • 3. The modular knee prosthesis of claim 2 wherein said locking element threadably receives a fastener extending through said femoral component. (google.ca)
  • An endoprosthetic knee joint device is suited to a unicondylar procedure in which only one compartment of the knee is treated, or a duocondylar procedure, the latter employing a pair of like femoral components and a tibial component having a common platform defining separate recesses for similar pads. (google.com)
  • This enables the femoral component and the second tibial component to be used as a combined flexion and rotation type knee joint prosthesis. (google.com.au)
  • Lateral and medical joints (collectively known as the tibiofemoral joints a between the femoral condyles and. (thunderroadusa.com)
  • Posteriorly, the femoral attachment of the synovial membrane is located at the cartilaginous margin of the lateral and medial femoral condyles, why the joint space has two dorsal extensions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The opening section presents the knee joint as a unique structure, reviewing the anatomy and function of articular cartilage and the meniscus, the effects of joint malalignment, the role of the synovium, and how joint failure is defined. (springer.com)
  • Muscled Knee Joint Model for Anatomy is a life-sized, semi-articulating model that will help observers visualize the knee joint and understand what a torn ligament means. (flinnsci.com)
  • This 3d video shows the Knee Joint Anatomy highlighting and naming the various parts that make up it - 2048×1152 resolution - 30 fps - Audio not included - Text is on a separate layer in alpha channel and can be excluded Useful for medical demonstration. (videohive.net)
  • The knee is capable of swelling to an alarming size, and it is only when you understand the anatomy does the reason become clear. (kneeguru.co.uk)
  • The artificial joint is called a prosthesis . (medlineplus.gov)
  • 4. The modular knee prosthesis of claim 2 wherein said second male tapered insertion portion defines a first axis, and said second female tapered receiving portion defines second axis, said first and second axes being parallel to one another and spaced apart. (google.ca)
  • 5. The modular knee prosthesis of claim 1 wherein said first male tapered insertion portion defines a first Morse taper connection with said second female tapered receiving portion and wherein said second male tapered insertion portion defines a second Morse taper connection with said first female tapered receiving portion. (google.ca)
  • 6. The modular knee prosthesis of claim 1 , further comprising a stem insert extending from said proximal end portion of said stem and wherein said locking element engages said stem insert. (google.ca)
  • 7. The modular knee prosthesis of claim 6 wherein said stem insert is threadably received by said proximal end portion of said stem. (google.ca)
  • The mean interval between prosthetic joint replacement and rotationplasty was 10.4 years and the mean interval between the diagnosis of prosthesis infection and rotationplasty was 7.9 years. (hindawi.com)
  • During knee joint replacement surgery, the damaged parts of the knee joint are removed and manufactured components (prosthesis) are then placed in the knee. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • An artificial knee joint (prosthesis) has smooth surfaces which replace the worn surfaces within the knee joint. (southerncross.co.nz)
  • however, it is also used after infection of prosthetic knee joints. (hindawi.com)
  • However, there has been little discussion regarding the optimal vascular management of rotationplasty after infection of prosthetic knee joints because rotationplasty is rarely performed for this indication. (hindawi.com)
  • Furthermore, there has been little discussion regarding the vascular management of rotationplasty for revision of infected prosthetic knee joints [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • In the present study we reviewed four patients who had undergone rotationplasty with vascular reconstruction for revision of tumor prosthetic knee joints after long-term infections and summarize the relevant literature to guide management of such cases. (hindawi.com)
  • A new study suggests that infection is the leading cause of failed prosthetic knee joints. (medindia.net)
  • The knee is a mobile trocho-ginglymus (i.e. a pivotal hinge joint), which permits flexion and extension as well as a slight medial and lateral rotation[WP,unvetted]. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • In life beyond the superficial movements associated with some gym equipment, such as a leg extension machine, knee flexion and extension rarely occur in isolation. (crossfit.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to measure the variation in the maximum joint stressing forces applied by various surgeons in vivo in a human population and based on that derive thresholds for safe stressing. (springer.com)
  • From studies on ligament failure properties, we inferred a theoretical maximum stressing force of 78 N. Twenty-one patients were included, and knee arthroscopies were performed by five experienced surgeons. (springer.com)
  • During partial knee replacement, the expert surgeons at La Peer remove the damaged cartilage. (prweb.com)
  • Leaders in the field of joint preservation, the knee surgeons at La Peer are trained in the most advanced knee replacement procedures to help patients feel better faster. (prweb.com)
  • Comprised of clinical cases demonstrating strategies for both common and complex knee preservation, this concise, practical casebook will provide orthopedic surgeons with the best real-world strategies to properly manage the many kinds of knee injuries and disorders they may encounter. (springer.com)
  • Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Joint Preservation of the Knee: A Clinical Casebook is an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists treating common and complex injuries of the knee. (springer.com)
  • The book is written for knee surgeons and those engaged in research on knee‐related topics, but also for residents, students, and other physicians caring for patients with knee disorders. (springer.com)
  • Recognized experts in hip and knee reconstruction, our orthopaedic surgeons are leaders in using the latest techniques and technology, and offer a wide array of procedures designed to restore mobility and swiftly resume daily routines and athletic pursuits. (northshore.org)
  • At the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, your joint replacement program team is comprised of trained experts, from orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists to nurses, physical and occupational therapists, other care team members and more. (northshore.org)
  • Such knowledge is shared nationally and internationally through peer reviewed publications, conferences and leadership roles in highly respected professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. (northshore.org)
  • For some orthopaedic surgeons the existence of an ligament anterolateral ligaments (ALL) is also postulated in the knee joint. (doccheck.com)
  • Rising levels of obesity and desk jobs are to blame for the phenomenon of office knee - painful knee joints, say surgeons and physiotherapists. (medindia.net)
  • The knees and hips are the most common joints that need replacement, she said, followed by shoulders. (baltimoresun.com)
  • POC Joint VPD Knee Pads - The Joint VPD 2.0 DH Kneepad was especially designed with aggressive downhill riders in mind, protecting knees from hard pedal strikes, rocks and tree roots. (canyon.com)
  • The classic symptom is a locked knee that cannot be straightened, eg if one has been sitting with bent knees. (empowher.com)
  • New tools developed by Researchers at Duke University Medical Center analyzed knees and hips and found that osteoarthritic knee joints are consistently in a state of repair, while hip joints are not. (medindia.net)
  • A three-dimensional finite element knee model was employed in the present study to explore the fluid-flow dependent creep behaviors of normal and meniscectomy knees. (biomedsearch.com)
  • One pathway -- the insulin-like signaling pathway -- was much less active in the left knee joint of the mice. (eurekalert.org)
  • His surgeon, Dr. Claude Moorman, a University of Maryland orthopedist and head physician for the Baltimore Ravens, said the left knee also needs to be replaced and may be operated on in the next year. (baltimoresun.com)
  • I had the left knee done about 18 mths ago, I am happy with it. (cattletoday.com)
  • However, rotationplasty can also be performed as a function-preserving salvage procedure for adult patients with infected knee prostheses [ 8 - 11 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • This surgical procedure is referred to as a synovectomy and can also be performed during knee joint imaging. (hirslanden.ch)
  • Knee joint imaging is a gentle, minimally invasive procedure. (hirslanden.ch)
  • To fully understand your knee degeneration , the knee replacement procedure and the mechanics of your knee implant , you will first need to know a bit about the knee joint itself and how it functions. (bonesmart.org)
  • Human knee joint icon, emblem for orthopedic clinic. (vectorstock.com)
  • Rajeev Jain, orthopedic surgeon at Safdarjung hospital said: "To help people avail the benefit of advanced treatment options, it is important that they know about the safer technologies like minimally invasive joint replacement surgeries which offer better clinical outcomes along with ensuring a quicker recovery without much blood loss or a hospital stay. (medindia.net)
  • It is worth mentioning that the Rresident of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, last Monday evening underwent a successful surgical operation on the other knee joint , in response to a medical decision of the orthopedic surgeon of the doctors' team which is carrying out treatment of the President of the Republic. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The objective of this study is to develop a knee joint model capable of relating electrical parameters to dynamic joint torque as well as knee angle for functional electrical stimulation application. (hindawi.com)
  • The gender differences in knee flexion velocity, abduction angle, and muscle activation suggest that females and males possess different neuromuscular strategies to control the knee joint during dynamic landing movements. (nih.gov)
  • The robotic knee system is able to sense the gait pattern from the stroke patients and assist the walking and control the knee angle. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • i have a problem that sometimes if i turn my foot at an odd angle while my knee is bent, my knee locks. (empowher.com)
  • In reference to the knee joint angle cross-talk, the MA produced 4.7° more knee flexion/extension ROM and resulted in 6.5° less knee varus/valgus ROM in the frontal plane. (humankinetics.com)
  • Four knee angle conditions (0, 10, 20, and 30 degrees) were investigated using real-time visual feedback of motion capture data. (humankinetics.com)
  • Higher contact velocity results in flatter contour of the deformed front-end structure, and consequently the different contact surface for lower extremity affects the knee joint bending angle and other kinematical characteristic. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A second incision is then made through which surgical instruments are inserted into the joint. (hirslanden.ch)
  • A non-prescription strength surgical stocking will apply even pressure to your entire leg, and reduces the danger of wrapping your knee too tightly. (ehow.co.uk)
  • An accurate clinical evaluation must be carried out before applying knee prostheses to ensure optimal outcome from surgical operations and to reduce the probability of having long-term problems. (mdpi.com)
  • When one small glitch appeared - he had a negative reaction to one post-surgical medication - the couple's Joint Camp training was recalled and quickly enabled Deb to advocate for a remedy. (dglobe.com)