Patient-specific cutting guides comparable with conventional instrumentation in TKR
A prospective randomised controlled study of patient-specific cutting guides compared with conventional instrumentation in total knee replacementBone Joint J. 2013 Mar;95-B(3):354-9. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B3.29903
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80 patients were randomized to undergo either patient-specific cutting guides (PSCGs) or conventional instrumentation total knee arthroplasty to compare the accuracy of limb alignment and component positioning between these two techniques. Post-surgical radiographs, perioperative time, blood loss and need of transfusion showed no significant differences in tibiofemoral angle or femoral component a...
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