More accurate anteversion of acetubular components placed with patient-specific guides
Comparison of acetabular shell position using patient specific instruments vs. standard surgical instruments: a randomized clinical trialJ Arthroplasty. 2014 May;29(5):1030-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.10.006. Epub 2013 Oct 16
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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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