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Performing an isolated release of the popliteus tendon during a total knee arthroplasty is most appropriate in which of the following scenarios?
Valgus deformity that is tight in extension
Varus deformity that is tight in extension
Valgus deformity that is tight in flexion
Valgus deformity that is tight in both flexion and extension
Varus deformity that is tight in flexion
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HPI - Severe bilateral knee pain s/p multiple osteotomies for valgus deformities
When performing Total Knee Arthroplasty in this patient, should the deformity be corrected and how?
HPI - This 62 year old lady mentioned pain with walking stairs and now at rest.
Pain has worsened, despite the following treatments: HA injections, Cortisone injection, Prolotherapy, NSAID, PT.
What further treatment would you recommend?
HPI - Over the past five years the patient noticed that her left knee was progressively swollen, became painful and experienced difficulties in ambulating independently. She started using a stick for support and was asking for regular analgesia.
How would you treat this patient?