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PSI of no clinical, radiographic, or stability benefit in total knee arthroplasty

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February 2019

PSI of no clinical, radiographic, or stability benefit in total knee arthroplasty

Vol: 8| Issue: 2| Number:65| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Stability and alignment do not improve by using patient-specific instrumentation in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jun;26(6):1792-1799

Contributing Authors:
AB Wymenga GG van Hellemondt JJ Schimmel PJ Heesterbeek NM Kosse

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42 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to surgery completed with either patient-specific instrumentation or conventional instrumentation. Patients were assessed after 1 year for varus-valgus stability, lower limb and individual component alignment, and clinical scores. Results demonstrated no significant differences in knee stability and clinical scores. Additionally, lo...

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