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Volume:2 Issue:10 Number:89 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #6879
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Patient-specific instrumentation does not improve alignment accuracy in TKR


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient-specific instrumentation for improving alignment of the components in total knee replacement

Bone Joint J. 2014 Aug;96-B(8):1052-61

Contributing Authors: E Thienpont PE Schwab P Fennema

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Synopsis

Data from 8 RCTs and 8 cohort studies were pooled to investigate the effect of patient-specific instruments (PSI) on radiological outcomes after total knee replacement (TKR). The pooled analyses examined the following outcomes; mechanical axis alignment and malalignment of the femoral and tibial components in the coronal, sagittal and axial planes, as well as relative risks (RR) for malalignment o...

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