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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:81 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #6493
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

More accurate anteversion of acetubular components placed with patient-specific guides

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of acetabular shell position using patient specific instruments vs. standard surgical instruments: a randomized clinical trial

J Arthroplasty. 2014 May;29(5):1030-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.10.006. Epub 2013 Oct 16

Contributing Authors: T Small V Krebs R Molloy J Bryan AK Klika WK Barsoum

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36 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty were randomized to undergo acetabular component placement using either patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) or standard mechanical guides. The purpose was to evaluate whether the use of PSIs resulted in more accurate positioning of the acetabular cup with respect to preoperative planned angles of anteversion and abduction. CT assessment postoperative...

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