Improving cup positioning using a mechanical navigation instrument

Steppacher, Simon D; Kowal, Jens H; Murphy, Stephen Barry (2011). Improving cup positioning using a mechanical navigation instrument. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 469(2), pp. 423-8. Heidelberg: Springer 10.1007/s11999-010-1553-8

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Although surgical navigation reduces the rate of malpositioned acetabular cups in total hip arthroplasty (THA), its use has not been widely adopted. As a result of our perceived need for simple and efficient methods of navigation, we developed a mechanical navigation device for acetabular cup orientation.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Ophthalmology

UniBE Contributor:

Steppacher, Simon Damian and Kowal, Horst Jens

ISSN:

0009-921X

Publisher:

Springer

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:13

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 19:15

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s11999-010-1553-8

PubMed ID:

20852974

Web of Science ID:

000286939300015

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/2865 (FactScience: 205798)

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