Process optimization in navigated total knee arthroplasty.

  title={Process optimization in navigated total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Tim Alexander Walde and Dirk Burgdorf and Hendrik Walde},
  volume={28 10 Suppl},
Although navigation achieves better alignment results in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), it is generally assumed that navigation also needs more time and effort than conventional surgeries. After optimizing the treatment procedure of navigated TKA, the operation times needed for navigated surgeries were documented and compared with the average time of conventional surgeries, registered before the introduction of the navigation system. Sixty consecutive patients for uncemented TKAs were included… CONTINUE READING

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