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COA2017: No noticeable benefit of patient-specific instruments over conventional instruments in TKA

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June 2017

COA2017: No noticeable benefit of patient-specific instruments over conventional instruments in TKA

Vol: 6| Issue: 6| Number:28| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Evaluation of conventional and patient-specific instrumentation in total knee arthroplasty using radiostereometric analysis

Contributing Authors:
X Yuan J Howard J Marsh R McCalden MG Teeter E Vasarhelyi

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50 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to have the procedure completed with the use of either patient-specific instruments (PSI) or conventional instruments. Patients allocated to the PSI group underwent preoperative MRI for manufacturing of the instruments. Patients were assessed for intraoperative parameters related to resource utilization, while follow-up at 6 months ...

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