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(OBQ04.182) During a primary total knee arthroplasty, trial of components demonstrates a knee that is balanced in flexion and loose in extension. Which of the following will balance the flexion and extension gap? Topic Review Topic

1. Distal femur resection only
2. Distal femur augmentation and use of the same size polyethylene
3. Downsize femoral component and use a thinner polyethylene insert
4. Proximal tibia resection only
5. Distal femur augmentation and thicker polyethylene insert

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