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Volume:1 Issue:12 Number:21 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #5753
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

COA 2013: TKA: comparing computer navigation, patient specific and conventional instrument

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A randomized controlled trial comparing patient specific instrument with conventional instrument and computer navigation in total knee arthroplasty

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


78 osteoarthritic and rheumatoid arthritis patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomized to comparatively evaluate the efficacy of conventional instruments (CON), computer navigation (NAV), and patient specific instrument (PSI). The evidence presented in this study indicated that PSI resulted in comparable tourniquet and operation times to those associated with CON. Lower limb alignm...

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