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No significant benefits with computer navigation for THA acetabular component positioning

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April 2014

No significant benefits with computer navigation for THA acetabular component positioning

Vol: 3| Issue: 4| Number:43| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Acetabular component positioning in total hip arthroplasty with and without a computer-assisted system: a prospective, randomized and controlled study

J Arthroplasty. 2014 Jan;29(1):167-71. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.04.017.

Contributing Authors:
HM Gurgel AT Croci HA Cabrita JR Vicente MC Leonhardt JC Rodrigues

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40 patients undergoing THA were randomized for operation with either a computer-assisted navigation method or the conventional method in the positioning of the acetabular component. One surgeon performed all surgeries. Postoperative CT scans were analyzed to compare the accuracy of both methods. Analysis of the operative anteversion and inclination angles, in addition to the percentage within Lewi...

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