genALIGN: Total knee arthroplasty fast and exact determination of the Mikulicz-line
The exact determination of the mechanical leg axis is
crucial for successful Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) . A
small deviation of the exact alignment increases stresses and strains on the implant, leading to significantly reduced life time of the artificial knee joint.
A range of mechanical and computational methods and
devices for the determination and the alignment of the
femoral component of a knee implant are available for
TKA. However, these methods are very complex, invasive and carry risks for the patient.
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