Computer-assisted total knee replacement results in less systemic embolism
Embolic phenomena during computer-assisted and conventional total knee replacementJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Apr;89(4):481-5
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26 patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) surgery for osteoarthritis were randomized to undergo one of two procedures to examine levels of systemic emboli produced during TKR. One group underwent a computer-assisted navigation procedure while the second group underwent the conventional intramedullary-alignment method. Results showed that the computer-assisted procedure resulted in a sign...