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Arthritis
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 854651, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/854651
Clinical Study

Patella Eversion Reduces Early Knee Range of Motion and Muscle Torque Recovery after Total Knee Arthroplasty: Comparison between Minimally Invasive Total Knee Arthroplasty and Conventional Total Knee Arthroplasty

1Department of Joint Replacement and Tissue Engineering, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, N-15, W-7, Kita-Ku, Sapporo 060-8638, Japan
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-8638, Japan
3Shin-Sapporo Orthopaedic Hospital, Sapporo 004-0022, Japan

Received 9 August 2010; Revised 26 October 2010; Accepted 30 November 2010

Academic Editor: Changhai Ding

Copyright © 2011 Tokifumi Majima et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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