Alignment of the hindfoot following total knee arthroplasty: A systematic review
James J Butler, Eoghan T Hurley, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Royal College Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 18, Ireland
Nathaniel P Mercer, Eoghan T Hurley, Mohammad T Azam, John G Kennedy, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY 10002, United States
Author contributions: Butler JJ and Kennedy JG designed the research; Butler JJ and Hurley ET performed the research; Butler JJ, Hurley ET, Mercer NP and Azam MT wrote the paper; Kennedy JG supervised the paper; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: John G. Kennedy has the following conflicts of interests: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: Board or committee member; Arthroscopy Association of North America: Board or committee member; European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA); Ankle and Foot Associates (AFAS): Board or committee member; International Society for Cartilage Repair of the Ankle: Board or committee member. No other author has any conflicts of interests to disclose.
PRISMA 2009 Checklist statement: The authors have read the PRISMA 2009 Checklist, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the PRISMA 2009 Checklist.
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Corresponding author: John G Kennedy, FRCS, MCh, MD, Doctor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, 171 Delancey Street, New York, NY 10002, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: April 4, 2021
Peer-review started: April 4, 2021
First decision: June 7, 2021
Revised: July 21, 2021
Accepted: August 4, 2021
Article in press: August 4, 2021
Published online: October 18, 2021