Kinematic Alignment Total Knee Arthroplasty aims to personalize joint line reconstruction through anatomic resurfacing, with little to no ligament releases.
Studies show the potential of KA to improve knee function and patient satisfaction[1,2].
Medacta offers the most comprehensive platform for Kinematic Alignment.
The Medacta Individualized Kinematic Alignment (MIKA) platform includes a particularly suitable implant for kinematic alignment supported by dedicated technologies and a dedicated M.O.R.E. Education Program.
Based on knee anatomy and kinematic studies, GMK Sphere is a medially stabilized implant that has been proven to reproduce natural motion of the knee. GMK Sphere and Kinematic Alignment share the same ultimate goal of restoring the biomechanics of the natural knee.
A dedicated Kinematic Alignment instrumentation was developed to perform a personalized, reproducible surgical technique based on measured bone resections.
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 P. Schütz et al., Kinematic Evaluation of the GMK Sphere Implant During Gait Activities: A Dynamic Videofluoroscopy Study. Wiley Online Library DOI 10.1002/jor.24416
 A. J. Nedopil, et Al., Does Calipered Kinematically Aligned TKA Restore Native Left to Right Symmetry of the Lower Limb and Improve Function?, The Journal of Arthroplasty (2017) 1e9
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