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On 01/03/2018

N°272 - March 2018

N°272 - March 2018


Karuppiah Mahalingam started his medical studies in Madras University in South India. He trained in General Surgery and Orthopaedics in the Republic of Ireland, working as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Cork University for more than ten years before moving to a private practice. In this interview, he tells us about his years of experience in total joint replacement.

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Article : The lateral subvastus approach for total knee arthroplasty: shorter recovery time By Y. Vanderschelden (1) – K. Mahalingam (2)

Thus far, minimally invasive surgery for total knee arthroplasty has aimed to reduce the length of the skin incision and to minimize trauma to the quadriceps muscle. It is defined by adoption of a medial mid- or subvastus approach route.

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