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Learning curve of patient specific templates for TKA. Assessment with a navigation system and the CUSUM test.

3 pagesPublished: June 13, 2017


The CUSUM analysis allows monitoring the learning curve when introducing PSTs for TKA in an academic department. There may be a significant learning curve to achieve the steady state of accuracy and obtain an acceptable alignment. The decision was taken to discontinue using PSTs for TKA..

Keyphrases: Total knee arthroplasty, CUSUM test, Navigation, Patient-specific templates, learning curve

In: Klaus Radermacher and Ferdinando Rodriguez Y Baena (editors). CAOS 2017. 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, vol 1, pages 15--17

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