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J Arthroplasty. 2012 Oct;27(9):1651-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.03.009. Epub 2012 Apr 30.

Does degree of the pelvic deformity affect the accuracy of computed tomography-based hip navigation?

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan.

Abstract

Although some navigation systems have been used for improvement of component positioning, there have been few reports regarding cases of severe pelvic deformity. We performed a retrospective review of 25 cases of total hip arthroplasty with a computed tomography-based navigation system in patients with severe pelvic deformities and estimated acetabular component position and angle between severe deformity group and mild dysplastic group as a control. There were no significant differences in accuracy of navigation system between 2 groups in terms of 3-dimensional component position or angle. Accuracy of computed tomography-based hip navigation does not depend on the degree of pelvic deformity, and this system is also useful to identify acetabular orientation and for precise component implantation in cases of pelvic deformity.

PMID:
22552221
DOI:
10.1016/j.arth.2012.03.009
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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