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Significantly greater alignment accuracy with robotic assistance in UKA

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July 2016

Significantly greater alignment accuracy with robotic assistance in UKA

Vol: 5| Issue: 7| Number:35| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Improved Accuracy of Component Positioning with Robotic-Assisted Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: Data from a Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Apr 20;98(8):627-35

Contributing Authors:
SW Bell I Anthony B Jones A MacLean P Rowe M Blyth

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Synopsis

139 patients scheduled for unicompartmental knee arthroplasty were randomized to the procedure using either robotic-assistance technology or conventional instrumentation. The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy of postoperative component alignment, relative to preoperatively planned alignment, between groups. Postoperative CT was performed at 3 months. The robotic-assistance group de...

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