Eric J. Hazan

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Closed reduction and intramedullary nailing under x-ray fluoroscopy is the current treatment of choice for femoral shaft fractures. However, many images are required to successfully perform the procedure, especially for distal locking of the nail, resulting in cumulative radiation exposure to the surgeon. Recently, computer-based technologies have been(More)
Computer Aided Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS) is now about 25 years old. Unlike Neurosurgery, Computer Aided Surgery has not become the standard of care in Orthopaedic Surgery. In this paper, we provide the technical and clinical context raised by this observation in an attempt to elucidate the reasons for this state of affairs. We start with a brief outline of(More)
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