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Evaluation of Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD) after Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) Done for Varus Knee Deformity

Submission: November 29, 2019; Published: December 17, 2019

Volume1 Issue5
November, 2019


Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD) is a major concern in patients undergoing lower limb total joint arthroplasty, it is commonly studied in Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) literature, however, few studies evaluated this issue in Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) patients. In this mini-review, we will mention in brief how to evaluate the LLD associated with LLD as well as reviewing what had been reported about its incidence and the possible effect on clinical outcomes.

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