A technical innovation for improving identification of the trackers by the LED cameras in navigation-assisted total knee arthroplasty.

OBJECTIVE To reduce the operating time in computer-assisted navigated total knee replacement (TKR), by improving communication between the infrared camera and the trackers placed on the patient. MATERIALS AND METHODS The innovation involves placing a routinely used laser pointer on top of the camera, so that the infrared cameras focus precisely on the… (More)