Postural assessment of patients with non-conventional knee endoprosthesis

Postural assessment of patients with non-conventional knee endoprosthesis

Autor Nakaya, Luciana Google Scholar
Tsai, Liliana Yu Google Scholar
Garcia Filho, Reynaldo Jesus Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Petrilli, Marcelo de Toledo Google Scholar
Viola, Dan Carai Maia Google Scholar
Petrilli, Antonio Sergio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Objective:To investigate the correlation between the sagittal and frontal alignment and possible postural asymmetries found in patients submitted to total knee stent placement for osteosarcoma.Methods:Twenty two individuals were divided into two groups according to tumor location: femur group (13 patients) and tibia group (nine patients), who were evaluated through postural analysis software (SAPO).Results:No statistically significant difference was found between groups, supporting previous result showing that both groups present the same postural asymmetries.Conclusion:We conclude that both groups have the same postural imbalances, especially the knee of the affected limb that presents hyperextension and center of gravity shifted anteriorly and laterally to the non-affected limb, indicating changes in weight bearing and influencing the gait pattern and balance. Level of Evidence II, Prospective Comparative Study.
Palavra-chave Osteosarcoma
Posture
Evaluation
Physical therapy specialty
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 2014-10-01
Publicado em Acta Ortopédica Brasileira. Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia, v. 22, n. 5, p. 245-249, 2014.
ISSN 1413-7852 (Sherpa/Romeo)
Publicador Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia
Extensão 245-249
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1413-78522014220500826
Direito de acesso Acesso aberto Open Access
Tipo Artigo
SciELO S1413-78522014000500245 (estatísticas na SciELO)
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/8632

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