A patella in place balancer for total knee Arthroplasty

Author(s): Ignace Ghijselings


The “Patella in Place Balancer” (PIPB) is an intra-articular knee balancer with the patella in physiological (anatomical) position. This balancer gives the surgeon an indication of the natural hight of the “flexion gap” and the native length of both (the medial and lateral) collateral ligaments in the 90° flexion position of the knee.

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