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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:34 ISSN#:2563-5476
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RCT
ACE Report #5976
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

TKA: Patient-specific guides offer no accuracy benefit over conventional instrumentation


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Patient-specific guides do not improve accuracy in total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized controlled trial

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jan;472(1):263-71. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-2997-4

Contributing Authors: J Victor J Dujardin H Vandenneucker N Arnout J Bellemans

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Synopsis

128 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to intervention with either patient-specific guides (PSG) or conventional instrumentation. Participants allocated to PSG were managed with pre-operative planning using either Signature (Biomet Inc.), TruMatch (Depuy Inc.), Visionaire (Smith & Nephew Inc.), or Patient-Specific Instruments (Zimmer Inc.). Patients allocated to the con...

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