Benefits of Imageless Computer Navigation in Total Knee Arthroplasty

  • Christoph Schnurr
  • Dietmar Pierre König


Imageless computer navigation was introduced as a standard implantation technique for total knee arthroplasties (TKAs) more than a decade ago. According to arthroplasty registers, 11% of all TKAs in Western Australia, 2% in the United Kingdom, 19% in Norway, and 0.7% in Sweden have been implanted by use of computer navigation. These regional distinctions show that the debate over whether navigation is a feasible technique is still in progress.


Total Knee Arthroplasty Total Knee Replacement Revision Rate Transfusion Rate Total Blood Loss 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Schnurr
    • 1
  • Dietmar Pierre König
    • 1
  1. 1.LVR Clinic for Orthopedics, ViersenViersen

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