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Computer assisted TKA has comparable outcomes to conventional approaches

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August 2013

Computer assisted TKA has comparable outcomes to conventional approaches

Vol: 2| Issue: 7| Number:431| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Computer Navigation vs Conventional Total Knee Arthroplasty: Five-Year Functional Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2012 May;27(5):667-72.e1. Epub 2011 Sep 299

Contributing Authors:
P Harvie K Sloan RJ Beaver

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Synopsis

71 patients who were scheduled to undergo Duracon total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either a computer-assisted method or the conventional jig based method. The results from 5 year follow-up demonstrated that there were no significant differences between the two groups in regards to both function and patient reported satisfaction. However, it was found that patients in the computer...

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