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ACE Report #11238
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Assessment of cup inclination and anteversion placed with and without computer assistance in THA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective, Randomized Study of Surgical Positioning Software Shows Improved Cup Placement in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Orthopedics. 2019 Jan 1;42(1):42-47. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20190103-02

Contributing Authors: WG Hamilton NL Parks JF McDonald KJ Pfefferle

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Synopsis

200 patients scheduled for direct anterior total hip arthroplasty were randomized to surgery with or without the use of computer assistance software (CAS group) for alignment of the acetabular cup. Target inclination angle was 40 degrees and target anteversion angle was 20 degrees. Radiographs obtained at 4 weeks postoperatively were used to measure alignment of the acetabular cup. For inclination...

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