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ACE Report #7664
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Pinless navigation in TKA may reduce HKA outliers while avoiding pin-related complications


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

Pinless navigation in total knee arthroplasty: Navigation reduced by the maximum?

Int Orthop. 2015 Mar;39(3):455-60.

Contributing Authors: G Maderbacher J Schaumburger A Keshmiri M Barthel HR Springorum B Craiovan J Grifka C Baier

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Synopsis

80 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to undergo implantation through pinless navigation or with conventional instrumentation. The purpose of this study was to determine whether pinless navigation could reduce outliers (+/-3 degrees from planned alignment) of hip-knee-ankle (HKA) angle, femoral, and tibial alignment without increasing operative time. Radiographs were us...

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