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Volume:2 Issue:11 Number:76 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7247
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Lack of evidence to support routine use of patient-specific instrumentation in TKA

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

Current data do not support routine use of patient-specific instrumentation in total knee arthroplasty

J Arthroplasty. 2014 Sep;29(9):1709-12

Contributing Authors: PB Voleti MJ Hamula KD Baldwin GC Lee

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9 publications comparing standard instrumentation with patient-specific instrumentation for total knee arthroplasty were included in this review and meta-analysis. This study aimed to compare both sets of instrumentation in terms of coronal and sagittal alignment, operative time, intraoperative blood loss, and cost. Findings reported patient-specific instrumentation demonstrated improved accuracy ...

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