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The use of vancomycin impregnated bone cement during total knee arthroplasty is most strongly recommended for which of the following patients?
68-year-old male undergoing second stage of revision arthroplasty for deep infection
Primary TKA in a 55-year-old female with BMI of 40
Primary TKA in a diabetic 70-year-old male
67-year-old male with posttraumatic arthritis and retained hardware undergoing primary TKA
53-year-old female with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing primary TKA
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During a minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty with a quadriceps-sparing approach, the exposure is found to be limited and causing difficulties with jig alignment. What is the optimal next step?
Conversion of the exposure to a subvastus approach
Tibial tubercle osteotomy
Conversion of the exposure to a two-incision approach
Conversion of the exposure to a standard parapatellar arthrotomy
Ligament release to improve exposure