Can computer assistance improve the clinical and functional scores in total knee arthroplasty?

@article{HernandezVaquero2011CanCA,
  title={Can computer assistance improve the clinical and functional scores in total knee arthroplasty?},
  author={Daniel Hernandez-Vaquero and Abelardo Su{\'a}rez-V{\'a}zquez and Susana Iglesias-Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2011},
  volume={469 12},
  pages={3436-42}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical navigation in TKA facilitates better alignment; however, it is unclear whether improved alignment alters clinical evolution and midterm and long-term complication rates. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We determined the alignment differences between patients with standard, manual, jig-based TKAs and patients with navigation-based TKAs, and whether any differences would modify function, implant survival, and/or complications. PATIENTS AND MATERIALS We retrospectively reviewed 97… CONTINUE READING