TITLE

Fine Tuning Your Next Total Knee: Computer Assisted Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Krackow, Kenneth A.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Orthopedics;Sep2003, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p971
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of computer-assisted surgery in orthopedics. It presents an overview of how these equipment play a vital role in total knee replacement and other surgeries. It details the advantages and limitations of computer-assisted surgery. It describes the development of different types of knee navigation systems. It mentions the first published clinical case of a computer-assisted or navigated knee performed in August 1997.
ACCESSION #
21198144

 

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