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Volume:1 Issue:7 Number:38 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #180
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Is robotic-assistance better for femoral stem preparation in THA?

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

A comparison between robotic-assisted and manual implantation of cementless total hip arthroplasty

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Apr;468(4):1072-81. Epub 2009 Nov 5.

Contributing Authors: N Nakamura N Sugano T Nishii A Kakimoto H Miki

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146 patients (age range 47-67 yr) scheduled for primary cementless THAs were randomized to the rasping method for femoral stem implantation either by the robotic assisted method or the conventional hand rasping technique. At 5 year follow up the Robot-assisted primary THA resulted in lesser variance in the limb-length inequality and lesser stress shielding of the proximal femur 5 years postoperati...

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