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Computer-assisted hip resurfacing surgery using the Acrobot (R) Navigation System

Barrett, ARW; Davies, BL; Gomes, MPSF; Harris, SI; Henckel, J; Jakopec, M; Kannan, V; ... Cobb, JP; + view all (2007) Computer-assisted hip resurfacing surgery using the Acrobot (R) Navigation System. P I MECH ENG H , 221 (H7) 773 - 785. 10.1243/09544119JEIM283.

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The authors have previously reported on the laboratory development of the Acrobot (R) Navigation System for accurate computer- assisted hip resurfacing surgery. This paper describes the findings of using the system in the clinical setting and including the improvements that have been made to expedite the procedure. The aim of the present system is to allow accurate planning of the procedure and precise placement of the prosthesis in accordance with the plan, with a zero intraoperative time penalty in comparison to the standard non-navigated technique.At present the navigation system is undergoing final clinical evaluation prior to a clinical study designed to demonstrate the accuracy of outcome compared with the conventional technique. While full results are not yet available, this paper describes the techniques that will be used to evaluate accuracy by comparing pre-operative computed tomography (CT)-based plans with post-operative CT scans. Example qualitative clinical results are included based on visual comparison of the plan with post-operative X-rays.

Type: Article
Title: Computer-assisted hip resurfacing surgery using the Acrobot (R) Navigation System
DOI: 10.1243/09544119JEIM283
Keywords: hip resurfacing, computer, assisted surgery, pre-operative planning, postoperative, analysis, surgical navigation, surgical outcome, surgical accuracy, FOLLOW-UP, ARTHROPLASTY, COMPLICATIONS, YOUNGER, OLD
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/107623
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