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Table 3 Postulated causes of intraoperative femoral condylar fractures in TKA

From: Intraoperative femoral condyle fracture in primary total knee arthroplasty - a case-control study in Asian population

Patient factorsImplant/instrument factorsTechnical factors
Osteoporosis
Female gender
Small size
Large/wide box cut in posterior stabilized TKA
Pin-track positioning
Computer navigation-assisted TKA (pin track)
Inadequate/excessive/eccentric box cut
Eccentric/angular trial insertion or removal
Excessive hammering force
  1. TKA total knee arthroplasty