Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 8; Issue 3.1 (July 2020)

Page No.: 7594-7598

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2020.170


R. Jitendra, D. Chandrashekhar, V. Janaki.

1 Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College, Nalgonda, Telangana State, India.

*2 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College, Nizamabad, Telangana State, India.

3 Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal. Telangana State, India.

Corresponding Author: Dr. D. Chandrashekhar, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Government Medical College, Nizamabad. Telangana State, India. mobile number-9000737570 E-Mail: dr.csdeshmukh@gmail.com


Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine the morphometry of articular facets of tibia in Telangana population. The knee transplant has become a common surgery nowadays. Hence, there has risen the need for accurate tibial plateau morphometry which is population specific. The data of which will be helpful in designing population specific tibial prostheses.

Materials and Methods: The study was done on 50 adult human tibia (24 right and 26 left) collected from  Department of Anatomy, Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal Telangana state. The  Maximum Antero-Posterior diameter (MAPD) and maximum transverse diameter (MTD) of medial and lateral tibial condyles were measured  by vernier calliper. The results were compared with other studies .

Results: The mean length and breadth of medial tibial plateau (± standard deviation) is 42.7±4.1 mm and 30.8±2.8 mm and that of lateral tibial plateau is 37.5±3.9 mm and 30.61±3.6 mm. The length as well as the breadth dimensions of lateral tibial plateau is less than that of medial. The length of medial tibial plateau is longer on the left side. results were compared with other population.

Conclusion: These findings in our study may assist the concerned medical persons in designing meniscal implants and tibial prostheses suitable for local population.

KEY WORDS: articular facets of tibia, Knee transplant, Tibial plateau, Maximum Antero-Posterior diameter (MAPD).


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Cite this article: R. Jitendra, D. Chandrashekhar, V. Janaki. MORPHOMETRY OF ARTICULAR FACETS OF TIBIA IN TELANGANA POPULATION. Int J Anat Res 2020;8(3.1):7594-7598. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2020.170