Martin Haimerl

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BACKGROUND There is a complex interaction among acetabular component position and antetorsion of the femoral stem in determining the maximum, impingement-free prosthetic range-of-motion (ROM) in total hip arthroplasty (THA). By insertion into the femoral canal, stems of any geometry follow the natural anterior bow of the proximal femur, creating a sagittal(More)
Knowledge of consistent anatomical relationships is an important criterion for establishing registration procedures for orthopedic navigation systems. Based on an analysis of 420 CT data sets, we investigated whether a robust registration of the pelvis in a lateral decubitus position could be achieved based on anatomical relationships. For this purpose, we(More)
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