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Intra-operative tibial fracture during computer assisted total knee replacement: a case report

  • A. ManzottiEmail author
  • N. Confalonieri
  • C. Pullen
Knee

Abstract

Recently computer-assisted joint replacement surgery has been introduced to improve implant alignment. To date no intra-operative fractures have been reported related to the insertion of the navigation trackers used in this technique. The authors present the case of a 76-year-old man who sustained an intra-operative tibial fracture at the site of insertion of the navigation tracker during computer assisted total knee replacement.

Keywords

Knee Computer assisted replacement Complication 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ist Orthopedic DepartmentC.T.O. Hospital, Istituti Clinici di PerfezionamentoMilanItaly
  2. 2.Mercy Private HospitalEast MelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Cambiago, MilanItaly

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