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Volume:3 Issue:2 Number:24 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7438
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No alignment benefit of patient-specific instrumentation in total knee arthroplasty

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

Patient-specific instrumentation does not improve alignment in total knee arthroplasty

J Knee Surg. 2014 Dec;27(6):501-4

Contributing Authors: R Russell T Brown M Huo R Jones

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Seven randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis investigating the efficacy of patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) in total knee arthroplasty compared to conventional instrumentation. Data was pooled on mean deviation from neutral mechanical alignment, as well as the incidence of outliers from neutral mechanical alignment (>3dg deviation). Pooled results demonstrated no si...

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