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Table 3 Results from the present and previous studies

From: Impact of posterior femoral condylar cartilage and posterior intercondylar distance on rotation of femoral component in total knee arthroplasty

Author/ Journal Methodology Medial side: m (mm) Lateral side: l (mm) Posterior intercondylar distance: d (mm) Impact on rotation: θ (°)
Asada et al. The Knee (2012) CT Arthrography     1.1 ± 0.7 (−0.32.1)
Tashiro et al. KSSTA (2012) MRI     1.7 ± 0.7 1.5 ± 0.7
Fujii et al. Surg Radiol Anat (2012) Cartilage excision by scalpel 0.7 ± 0.7 (0.03.3) 2.1 ± 0.7 (0.03.8)   1.7 ± 1.3 (0.04.6)
Hamada et al. J Med Invest (2017) MPR imaging and navigation     1.7 ± 1.2
Present study Radiograph 0.6 ± 0.5 (0.0–2.1) 1.8 ± 0.6 (0.4–3.0) 46.1 ± 3.3 (39.0–53.0) 1.5 ± 0.9 (0.1–3.9)
  1. CT computed tomography, MPR multiplanar reformation, MRI magnetic resonance imaging; Data are presented as the mean ± standard deviation