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Vol:235 Issue:1 Number:8 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14618
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Efficacy of CT-Based Patient-Specific Femoral Alignment Guide in Total Hip Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Efficacy of CT-Based Patient-Specific Femoral Alignment Guide in Total Hip Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2022;235(1):8. Available from:

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

Effectiveness of a patient-specific guide for femoral stem implantation in primary total hip arthroplasty: a randomized control trial.

Int Orthop. 2022 Apr;46(4): 805-814.

Contributing Authors:
X Jin M Chen AN Cheema X Liu S Yang W Xu

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80 patients scheduled for a total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive femoral implantation using CT-based, 3D-printed patient-specific guides (n=40) or conventional pre-operative planning (n=40). The primary outcomes of interest included radiographic alignment measures including leg length discrepancy, femoral offset, and stem placement. Secondary outcomes of interest included peri-operati...

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