Fractures Associated with Computer-Navigated Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Report of Two Cases

Ho-Joong Jung; Young-Bok Jung; Kwang-Sup Song; Se-Jin Park; Jong-Seok Lee
October 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 10, p2280
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents two cases of stress fracture associated with a transcortical pin track which was drilled to allow placement of navigation trackers during a computer-navigated total knee arthroplasties. The two case provides information about the risk of the development of a stress fracture after placement of a transcortical pin. Therapeutic procedures to correct the situations are presented along with the discussion of the associated conditions.


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