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Computer assistance has no effect on the accuracy of arthroscopic correction

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April 2013

Computer assistance has no effect on the accuracy of arthroscopic correction

Vol: 2| Issue: 3| Number:166| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Evaluation of a Computed Tomography-Based (CT) Navigation System Prototype for Hip Arthroscopy in the Treatment of Femoroacetabular Cam Impingement

Arthroscopy. 2009 Apr;25(4):382-91. Epub 2009 Feb 11

Contributing Authors:
A Brunner M Horisberger RF Herzog

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50 patients suffering from femoroacetabular cam impingement were randomized to receive arthroscopic offset correction using either a computer assisted or non-assisted method. The results from this study indicated that both procedures improved the alpha angle and pain scores; however, no differences existed between groups at an average follow-up of 26 months. This study indicated that the computer ...

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