[Computer-assisted surgery in knee surgery - a Health Technology Assessment]
Jensen CM, Rohde T, Paulsen AW, Poulsen PB, Aaquist M, Hansen BB
Record ID 32008000080
Authors' objectives: The purpose of the present HTA is to investigate the available evidence of the use of CAS in total knee replacement (TKR) and to assess the consequences of CAS for the technology, the patient, the organisation and the economy.
Authors' recomendations: The overall conclusion regarding CAS consists of the following points: A conservative analysis shows that CAS is more expensive than a traditional total knee arthroplasty by aproximately 10.000 d.kr. CAS provides a possibility for a more precise placement of the prosthesis measured on radiographs. There is a clear reduction in outliers Presently, a clear connection between a more precisely placed prosthesis and an improved early range of movement, has not been established. CAS technology is advantageous in patients where traditional instrumentation is not possible due to malalignment in the femur or tibea.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2007
URL for published report: http://www.sst.dk/publ/Publ2007/MTV/computer-assisteret/CAS_net_final.pdf
URL for additional information: http://www.sst.dk/publ/Publ2007/MTV/computer-assisteret/CAS_summary_final.pdf
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
- Knee Injuries
- Orthopedic Procedures
- Surgery, Computer-Assisted
Organisation Name: Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: National Board of Health, PO Box 1881, Islands Brygge 67, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark. Tel: 45 72 22 74 48; Fax: 45 72 22 74 07/67
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