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Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Using Patient-Specific Instrumentation – Accuracy of Preoperative Planning, Time Saving and Cost Effectiveness

4 pagesPublished: August 17, 2017


Since the past few years, patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) has been greatly publicized in knee endoprosthetics. Manufacturers propose advantages such as better accuracy of fit and reduction of both surgical time and operation costs due to pre- operative prosthesis planning. Whether these proposed advantages are achieved in medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) remains unclear. This paper presents results from a retrospective analysis of 22 patients (24 knees) who were electively provided with a medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty using patient- specific instrumentation.

Keyphrases: Patient Specific Instrumentation, pre-surgical planning accuracy, Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

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 325--328

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