Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:10 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
RCT
ACE Report #5846
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Patient-specific instruments may not be applicable to all total knee arthroplasty cases


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Is TKA using patient-specific instruments comparable to conventional TKA? A randomized controlled study of one system

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Dec;471(12):3988-95. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3206-1. Epub 2013 Aug 2

Contributing Authors: YW Roh TW Kim S Lee SC Seong MC Lee

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

100 patients were randomized to total knee arthroplasty with either patient-specific instrumentation or conventional instrumentation. The purpose was to determine if patient-specific guides offered improved postoperative alignment over conventional methods. The results from the analysis indicated that component alignment was similar between the two treatment groups, but a large percentage (16%) of...

To view the full report, start your 30-day free trial today

No credit card required

JOIN Forgot Password?

Not sure if you want to join OrthoEvidence?

Access this report without an Account.

Success, an email containing a link to access this report has been sent to your inbox.

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE

Please Login or Join to leave comments.