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ACE Report #712
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Computer-assisted navigation in total knee replacement not better than conventional method


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

Alignment and orientation of the components in total knee replacement with and without navigation support: A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMISED STUDY

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Apr;89(4):471-6

Contributing Authors: YH Kim JS Kim SH Yoon

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Synopsis

100 patients underwent bilateral sequential total knee replacement surgery. The surgical procedure for the first knee used a CT-free computer-assisted navigation system and the second knee used a conventional no-navigation procedure. Outcomes of accuracy of orientation and alignment of the components were assessed. Results at the mean 2.6-year follow-up indicated that the computer-navigated TKR pr...

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