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Volume:2 Issue:12 Number:10 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #7281
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

MRI- and CT-templated Patient-Specific Instruments compared to conventional instruments


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

Small Improvements in Mechanical Axis Alignment Achieved With MRI versus CT-based Patient-specific Instruments in TKA: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Oct;472(10):2913-22

Contributing Authors: T Pfitzner MP Abdel P von Roth C Perka H Hommel

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Synopsis

90 patients diagnosed with primary osteoarthritis were randomly assigned to undergo total knee arthroplasty using either conventional instrumentation, MRI-based patient-specific instrumentation, or CT-based patient-specific instrumentation. Patients were assessed after surgery for coronal alignment (mechanical axis, femoral component, and tibial component), sagittal alignment (posterior slope), an...

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