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Volume:46 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13648
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Comparing Completely Automatic Robotic K-Wire Placement vs. Freehand in Lumbar Fusion Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Comparing Completely Automatic Robotic K-Wire Placement vs. Freehand in Lumbar Fusion Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;46(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13648

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Evaluation of a new spinal surgical robotic system of Kirschner wire placement for lumbar fusion: A multi-centre, randomised controlled clinical study

Int J Med Robot. 2021 Apr;17(2): e2207.

Contributing Authors: J Li L Huang W Zhou Z Wang Z Li L Zeng Z Liu H Shen Z Cai H Gu X Yang R Zhang W Hu M Yu J Chen

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Fifty-six patients with lumbar stenosis scheduled for a lumbar fusion surgery were randomized to receive Kirschner wire placement performed with an automatic robotic system (n=27) or freehand (n=29). Outcomes of interest included deviation distance of the pedicle screw tip and point, deviation angle on the sagittal and coronal planes (via fluoroscopy and CT scan), surgical data (operative time, bl...

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