Published online Oct 18, 2013. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v4.i4.287
Revised: July 3, 2013
Accepted: July 12, 2013
Published online: October 18, 2013
Core tip: Choosing the correct size in total knee arthroplasty is one of the factors known to the good evolution of this procedure. Preoperative evaluation using templates is a recommended step in achieving this goal. There are controversies in the literature on the correlation between this measurement and the size of the prosthesis finally implanted.