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ACE Report #7738
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Similar functional outcomes with conventional intra/extramedullary & computer-assisted TKA


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

Short-term outcome after computer-assisted versus conventional total knee arthroplasty: a randomised controlled trial

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2015 Apr;23(1):71-5.

Contributing Authors: WT Lee PL Chin NN Lo SJ Yeo

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Synopsis

90 patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with patellar resurfacing were randomized to undergo the procedure with either the conventional technique using intramedullary guides, the conventional technique with extramedullary guides, or using the computer assisted method. The purpose of the RCT was to determine whether there was any difference in functional outcome that resulted from the ...

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