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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2014 February;65(1):27-35

Copyright © 2014 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Computer-assisted navigation for implant placement and hip resurfacing arthroplasty: a review

Müller M. C.

University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany


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Surgical procedures in the proximal femur — fracture fixation and hip resurfacing — have in common, that a high accuracy of implant placement is clinically important. The aim of this review was to ascertain the pros and cons of computer-assisted technologies in those procedures regarding the precision of implant placement including the number of guidewire drilling attempts, the radiation and the operation time.

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