Library of peer-reviewed publications – clinical studies on the impact of VERASENSE sensor-assisted technology in total knee arthroplasty. Click on a category below to view specific publications.


1. Gustke K

Use of Smart Trials for Soft-Tissue Balancing in Total Knee Replacement Surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Nov;94(11 Suppl A):147-50


2. Elmallah R, Mistry J, Cherian J, Chughati M, Bhave A, Roche M, Mont M.

Can we really “feel” a balanced total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 31 (2016). S102-S105.


3. Meere P, LaMont J, Baez J, Kang M, Rasquinha V, Anderson C, Jacobs C

Sugeon Assessment of Gapping Versus Kinetic Loading Using Intraoperative Sensors During TKA. Reconstructive Review. 2015; 5(3): 29-34.


4. *Risitano S, Karamian B, Indelli PF.

Intraoperative load-sensing drives the level of constraint in primary total knee arthroplasty: Surgical technique and review of the literature. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2017 Jul-Sep; 8(3): 265-269.


5. Roche M, Gustke K, Law TY.

The Utilization of Smart Trials in PCL Retaining Knees. Seminars in Arthroplasty. 26 (2015); 218-228.


6. Walker P, Meere P, Bell C

Effects of Surgical Variables in Balancing of Total Knees Using an Instrumented Tibial Trial. Knee. 2014 Jan;21(1):156-61


7. Meere P, Schneider S, Walker P.

Accuracy of Balancing at Total Knee Surgery Using an Instrumented Tibial Trial. J Arthroplasty 31 (2016). 1938-1942.


8. Herschmiller T, Grosso MJ, Cunn GJ, Murtaugh TS, Gardner TR, Geller JA.

Step-wise medial collateral ligament needle puncturing in extension leads to a safe and predictable reduction in medial compartment pressure during TKA. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print].


9. Della Valle AG et al.

Algorithmic Pie-Crusting of the Medial Collateral Ligament Guided by Sensing Technology Affects the Use of Constrained Inserts during Total Knee Arthroplasty. International Orthopaedics. 2017 Jun; 41(6): 1139-1145.


10. MacDessi S, Gharaibeh M.

Accuracy of Manual Surgeon-Defined Assessment of Soft Tissue Balance in TKA In Comparison to Sensor-Guided Measures and its Effect on Final Balance . Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 May; (suppl 5) .


11. Schnaser E, Lee L, Della Valle AG

Patellar Position Affects Intraoperative Compartmental Loads During TKA: A Pilot Study Using A Novel Radiofrequency Knee Soft-Tissue Balancer. J Arthroplasty 30 . 2015. 1348-1353.e3.


12. Sculco et al.

The Role of the Tourniquet and Patella Position on the Compartmental Loads During Sensor-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty. 2018 July; 33(7): S121-S125


13. Nodzo S, Franceschini V, Della Valle AG.

Intraoperative Load Sensing Variability During Cemented, Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty.J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jan; 32(1): 66-70.


14. Chow J, Wang K, Elson L, Anderson C, Roche M.

Effects of Cementing on Ligament Balance During Total Knee Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2017 May 1; 40(3): e455-e459.


15. Roche MW, Elson LC, Anderson CR

A Novel Technique Using Sensor-Based Technology To Evaluate Tibial Tray Rotation. Orthopedics. 2015 Mar 1;38(3).


16. Delanois R, Mistry J, Chughtai M, Klika A, Khlopas A, Barsoum W, Higuera C, Bhave A, Mont M.

Novel Sensor Tibial Inserts in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Review. Surgical Technology International. 2016 Sep 10; XXIX: 255-260.


17. *A. van der Linde et al.

The Reliability of Sensor-Assisted Soft Tissue Measurements in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty. 2018 Oct; 33(8): 2502 – 2505.


18. Macdessi et al.

Soft Tissue Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Sensor-Guided Assessment: Is there a Learning Curve? ANZ J Surg. 2018 Jan.


19. *Cho et al.

Objective quantification of ligament balancing using VERASENSE in measured resection and modified gap balance total knee arthroplasty, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (2018) 19:266


20. Chow J, Breslauer L.

The Use of Intraoperative Sensors Significantly Increases the Patient-Reported Rate of Improvement in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2017; 40 (4): e648-e651.


21. Gustke K, Golladay G, Roche M, Elson L, Anderson C.

A Targeted Approach to Ligament Balancing Using Kinetic Sensors. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jul; 32(7): 2127-2132.


22. Gustke, K., Golladay, G., Roche, M., Elson, L., Jerry, G., Anderson, C.

The satisfied total knee replacement patient: 3-year multicenter study. EC Orthopedics 9.3 (2018): 122-127.


23. Gustke K, Golladay G, Jerry G, Roche MW, Elson LC, Anderson CR

Increased Patient Satisfaction After Total Knee replacement using sensor-guided technology. Bone Joint J. 2014 Oct;96-B(10):1333-8


24. Gustke KA, Golladay GJ, Roche M, Elson L, Anderson C

Primary TKA patients with Quantifiably Balanced Soft-Tissue Achieve Significant Clinical Gains Sooner than Unbalanced Patients. Adv Orthop. 2014:628695


25. *Meneghini et al.

A Dual-Pivot Pattern Simulating Native Knee Kinematics Optimizes Functional Outcomes After Total Knee Arthroplasty. J. Arthroplasty. 2017 Oct; 32(10): 3009-3015.


26. Gustke K, Golladay G, Roche M, Elson L, Anderson C

A New Method for Defining Balance: Promising Short-term outcomes of Sensor-Guided TKA. J Arthroplasty. 2014 May;29(5):955-60


27. Manning W, Ghosh K, Blain A, Longstaff L, Deehan D.

Tibiofemoral forces for the native and post-arthroplasty knee: relationship to maximal laxity through functional article of motion. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. (2016). doi:10.1007/s00167-016-4093-2


28. *Manning et al.

Does Maximal External Tibial Component Rotation Influence Tibiofemoral Load Distribution in the Primary Knee Arthroplasty Setting: A Comparison of Neutral vs Maximal Anatomical External Rotatory States. J. Arthroplasty. 2017 Jan; 32(6): 2005-2011.


29. *Manning et al.

Does Maximal External Tibial Component Rotation Influence Tibiofemoral Load Distribution in the Primary Knee Arthroplasty Setting: A Comparison of Neutral vs Maximal Anatomical External Rotatory States. J. Arthroplasty. 2017 Jan; 32(6): 2005-2011.


30. Salvadore et al.

Laxity and Contact Forces of Total Knee Designed for Anatomic Motion: A Cadaveric Study. The Knee. 2018 Aug; 25(4): 650-656.


31. Verstraete et al.

Contact Forces in the Tibiofemoral Joint from Soft Tissue Tensions: Implications to Soft Tissue Balancing in Total Knee Arthroplasty. J. Biomechanics. 2017 June; 14(58): 195-202.


32. Leone W, Elson, L, Anderson C

A Systematic Literature Review of Three Modalities in Technologically Assisted TKA. Adv Orthop. 2015.


33. Leone W, Geller J, Chow J, Branovacki G, Mariani J, Golladay G, Meere P.

Using Sensors to Evaluate Revision TKA: Treating the “Looks Good; Feels Bad” Knee. EC Orthopaedics. 3.5 (2016): 381-385.


34. Meere, P

The Use of Sensor Technology Allowing Implant Salvage In Selected Cases of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Two-Case Retrospective Case Series. ECOR. 2015; 2(3): 110-116.


35. Geller JA, Lakra A, Murtaugh T.

The Use of Electronic Sensor Device to Augment Ligament Balancing Leads to a Lower Rate of Arthrofibrosis after Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2017 May; 32(5): 1502-1504.


36. Smith T, Elson L, Anderson C, Leone W.

How are we addressing ligament balance in TKA? A literature review of Revision Etiology and Technological Advancement. Journal of Clin Orthrop Trauma 7.4 (2016): 248–255 .


37. Leone, WA

Using Intraoperative Sensing Technology to Guide Revision in the Chronically Painful Knee: A Two-Patient Case Study. ECOR. 2015; 2(2): 77-81.