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AAOS 2015: Accuracy of minimally invasive TKA improved with hand-held navigation system

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April 2015

AAOS 2015: Accuracy of minimally invasive TKA improved with hand-held navigation system

Vol: 4| Issue: 4| Number:22| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Hand-held Navigation Improves Accuracy in Minimally Invasive Surgery Total Knee Arthroplasty

Contributing Authors:
S Thiengwittayaporn Y Fusakul N Kangkano N Charoenphandhu

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80 patients scheduled for minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty (MIS-TKA) were randomized to undergo the procedure with the use of a new hand-held navigation device (iAssist group) or not. The purpose of the study was to compare radiographic outcomes of alignment and positioning of the prosthesis, as well as surgical outcomes (operative time, bone cutting time, blood loss). The results of the...

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