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Computer-assisted Surgery in Revision Total Knee Replacement

A Description of the Technique

Perret, Michael C., MBBS (Hons)*; Khan, Riaz J.K., BSc (Hons), MBBS (Lon), FRCS (Tr & Orth), FRACS, PhD†,‡,§,∥,¶,#; Fick, Daniel P., MBBS (Hons), FRACS†,‡,§; Haebich, Samantha, BAppSc (Phty)

doi: 10.1097/BTO.0000000000000258
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Revision total knee replacement is an increasing problem worldwide. The technical challenges involved in revision surgery, especially with component placement, have drawn attention to computer navigation techniques which have been shown to improve outcomes in the primary setting. We present a detailed description of our preoperative planning and operative technique, and results of our prospective case series.

*Department of Orthopaedics, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

The Joint Studio, Hollywood Medical Centre

Hollywood Private Hospital, Nedlands

§Curtin University, Bentley

∥University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, WA, Australia

The Virtual Centre for Advanced Orthopaedics

#University of North Texas, Denton, TX

The authors declare that they have nothing to disclose.

For reprint requests, or additional information and guidance on the techniques described in the article, please contact Michael C. Perret, MBBS (Hons), at or by mail at Department of Orthopaedic, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Ave, Nedlands, WA, 6009, Australia. You may inquire whether the author(s) will agree to phone conferences and/or visits regarding these techniques.

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