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ACE Report #12004
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Improved Tibial Rotation Alignment with customized cutting blocks in Total Knee Arthroplasty


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

Rotational component alignment in patient-specific total knee arthroplasty compared with conventional cutting instrument

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2019 Aug;29(6):1297-1304.

Contributing Authors: N Chanalithichai N Tammachote C Jitapunkul S Kanitnate

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Synopsis

Eighty-six patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis of the knee were randomized to receive a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) using customized cutting blocks (CCB) or conventional cutting instruments (CCI) for prosthesis alignment. The outcomes of interest included femoral rotation deviation, tibial rotation deviation and the incidence of rotational outliers. Follow up was performed at 2 ...

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