Stephen M. Howell, M.D.

Total Knee Replacement – Journal Articles

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What mechanisms are associated with tibial component failure after kinematically-aligned total knee arthroplasty?

NEW! International Orthopedics (2017)

What clinical characteristics and radiographic parameters are associated with patellofemoral instability after kinematically aligned total knee arthroplasty?

NEW! International Orthopedics (2017)

Kinematic alignment is a possible alternative to mechanical alignment in total knee arthroplasty

NEW! Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy (2017)

Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty (Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee, 2-Volume Set 6th Edition)

NEW! Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee, 2-Volume Set 6th Edition (2017)

Does a positioning rod or a patient-specific guide result in more natural femoral flexion in the concept of kinematically aligned total knee arthroplasty?

NEW! Archives of Orthopedic Trauma Surgery (2016)

Simulation of Total Knee Arthroplasty in 5° or 7° Valgus: A Study of Gap Imbalances and Changes in Limb and Knee Alignments From Native?

NEW! Journal of Orthopedic Research (2016)

Changes in the Rotational Axes of the Tibiofemoral Joint Caused by Resection of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament

NEW! Journal of Orthopedic Research (2016)

Does Kinematic Alignment and Flexion of a Femoral Component Designed for Mechanical Alignment Reduce the Proximal and Lateral Reach of the Trochlea?

NEW! Journal of Arthroplasty (2016)

What are the Bias, Imprecision, and Limits of Agreement for Finding the Flexion-Extension Plane of the Knee with Five Tibial Reference Lines?

NEW! Knee (2016)

Does Malrotation of the Tibial and Femoral Components Compromise Function in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty?

NEW! Orthopedic Clinics of North America (2016)

Is a Shortened Length of Stay and Increased Rate of Discharge to Home Associated with a Low Readmission Rate and Cost-Effectiveness after Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Arthroplasty Today (2015)

Native Knee Laxities at 0°, 45°, and 90° of Flexion and Their Relationship to the Goal of the Gap-Balancing Alignment Method of Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2015)

The Limits of Passive Motion Are Variable Between and Unrelated Within Normal Tibiofemoral Joints

Journal of Orthopaedic Research (2015)

Does Varus Alignment Adversely Affect Implant Survival and Function Six Years after Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty?

International Orthopedics (2015)

How Frequently Do Four Methods for Mechanically Aligning a Total Knee Arthroplasty Cause Collateral Ligament Imbalance and Change Alignment from Normal in White Patients?

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (2014)

Femoral bone and cartilage wear is predictable at 0° and 90° in the osteoarthritic knee treated with total knee arthroplasty

Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy (2014)

Kinematic Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Definition, History, Principle, Surgical Technique, and Results of an Alignment Option for TKA.

Arthropedia (2014)

Total knee arthroplasty with patient-specific instruments improves function and restores limb alignment in patients with extra-articular deformity

Knee (2013)

How Frequent Is Rotational Mismatch Within 0±10 Degrees in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Orthopedics (2013)

The ACL in the Arthritic Knee: How Often is it Present and Can Preoperative Tests Predict its Presence?

Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research (2013)

Accurate alignment and high function after kinematically aligned TKA performed with generic instruments

Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy (2013)

Are undesirable contact kinematics minimized after kinematically aligned total knee arthroplasty? An intersurgeon analysis of consecutive patients

Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy (2012)

Does A Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty Restore Function Without Failure Regardless of Alignment Category?

Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research (2012)

Variability of the Location of the Tibial Tubercle Affects the Rotational Alignment of the Tibial Component in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty

Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy (2012)

Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty With MRI-based Cutting Guides

Chapter 15 in Improving Accuracy in Knee Replacement by Emmanual Thienpont, publishded Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (2012)

Concepts Concerning Rotational Alignment of the Tibial Component in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty

Variability in the Location of the Tibial Tubercle Affects the Rotational Alignment of the Tibial Component in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty (Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2012)

Kinematic Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Chapter 121 in Surgery of the Knee by Insall, Scott, published by Elsevier (2011)

Kinematic Versus Mechanical Alignment: What is the Difference?

Commentary in Orthopedics Today (Oct 2010)

Restoring Extension in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty

An In Vivo Study of the Effect of Distal Femoral Resection on Passive Knee Extension (Journal of Arthroplasty Oct 2010)

Femur’s Role in Total Knee Replacement Kinematics

Radii of Femoral Condyles in Varus and Valgus Knees with Osteoarthritis (Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Jan 2010)

Howell Response to Letter to Editor, (Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery April 2010)

Return to Activities After Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Replacement

Quantifying Patient Expectations and Early Recovery (Orthopedics Dec 2009)

Contact Kinematics in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Replacement

In Vivo Adduction & Reverse Axial Rotation (Orthopedics May 2009)

Limb Alignment in Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Replacement

Longitudinal Shapes of the Tibia and Femur are Unrelated and Variable (Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research  2009)

Clinical Results of Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Replacement

Results of an Initial Experience (Orthopedics September 2008)

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