Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Florian Gebhard, Phil Kregor, Chris Oliver

Distal femur

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Glossary

Supine position for arthroscopy
Place the patient supine on the operation table. Use a thigh support to bring the knee into flexion of at least 30°. enlarge

Place the patient supine on the operation table. Use a thigh support to bring the knee into flexion of at least 30°. A tourniquet is not necessary.

Before draping the patient check for free access of the C-arm of the image intensifier to the distal femur.

v1.0 2008-12-03