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Volume:2 Issue:10 Number:88 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #6874
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Patient-specific instrumentation TKA offers no advantage in gait or functional outcomes

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

No Benefit of Patient-specific Instrumentation in TKA on Functional and Gait Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Aug;472(8):2468-76

Contributing Authors: MP Abdel S Parratte G Blanc M Ollivier V Pomero E Viehweger JN Argenson

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40 patients suffering from severe knee arthritis were randomized to undergo unilateral primary total knee arthroplasty using either patient-specific or conventional instrumentation, with the purpose of comparing gait and functional outcomes between treatment groups. Results revealed patient-specific instrumentation does not offer a significant advantage over conventional instrumentation with respe...

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