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Computer navigated TKA results in more accurate mechanical alignment than conventional TKA

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July 2014

Computer navigated TKA results in more accurate mechanical alignment than conventional TKA

Vol: 3| Issue: 7| Number:7| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Leg Axis After Computer-Navigated Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Computer-Navigated and Manual Implantation

J Arthroplasty. 2005 Apr;20(3):282-8

Contributing Authors:
R Decking Y Markmann J Fuchs W Puhl HP Scharf

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Synopsis

Fifty-two patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive surgery with a kinematic computer navigation system or with the conventional method. The purpose was two compare the two groups for mechanical axis of the leg postoperatively. At 3 months, significantly more patients in the computer navigated group demonstrated a straight axis in the mechanical alignment of the ...

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