Alignment in total knee arthroplasty, still more questions than answers…

@article{Thienpont2013AlignmentIT,
  title={Alignment in total knee arthroplasty, still more questions than answers…},
  author={Emmanuel Thienpont and Johan Bellemans and J. R. Jeba S. P. Victor and Roland Becker},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={2191-2193}
}
The focus of the current issue is on technologies such as computer-assisted surgery (CAS) and patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). CAS helps the surgeon navigate each individual patient’s case based on bony landmarks in order to identify the correct positioning of the femoral and tibial cutting guides. The presumption was that component sizing and placement should be more accurate using CAS than the more conventional technique, resulting in both better… CONTINUE READING
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