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Current Issue - March 2010, Volume 4, Issue No. 1

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Causative Factors for Femoral Pin Track Fractures in Navigated Total Knee Arthroplasty


  1. Bathis H, Perlick L, Tingart M, Luring C, Zurakowski D, Grifka J. Alignment in total knee arthroplasty. A comparison of computer assisted surgery with the conventional technique. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2004; 86: 682-7.
  2. Decking R, Markmann Y, Fuchs J, Puhl W, Scharf HP. Leg axis after computer-navigated total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized trial comparing computer-navigated and manual implantation. J Arthroplasty, 2005; 20: 282-8.
  3. Haaker RG, Stockheim M, Kamp M, Proff G, Breitenfelder J, Ottersbach A. Computer-assisted navigation increases precision of component placement in total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005; 433: 152-9.
  4. Ossendorf C, Fuchs B, Koch P. Femoral stress fracture after computer navigated total knee arthroplasty. Knee 2006; 13: 397-9.
  5. Jung HJ, Jung YB, Song KS, Park SJ, Lee JS. Fracture associated with computer – navigated total knee arthroplasty: A report of two cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007; 89: 2280-4.
  6. Li CH, Chen TH, Su YP, Shao PC, Lee KS, Chen WM. Periprosthetic femoral supracondylar fracture after total knee arthroplasty with navigation system. J Arthroplasty. 2008; 23: 304-7.
  7. Robert W,Wysocki, Mitchell BS, Walter WV, Craig JDV. Femoral fracture through a previous pin site after computer – assisted total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2008: 23: 462-5.
  8. Bonutti P, Dethmers D, Stiehl JB. Case report: femoral shaft fracture resulting from femoral tracker placement in navigated TKA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008; 466(6): 1499-1502.
  9. Stulberg SD, Loan P, Sarin V. Computer-assisted navigation in total knee replacement: results of an initial experience in thirtyfive patients. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002; 84-A(Suppl 2): 90.
  10. Victor J, Hoste D. Image-based computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty leads to lower variability in coronal alignment. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004; 428: 131.

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