Programme Day 1 - Thursday 29 May 2014

Day 1 Overview

Introduction to Computer Assisted Surgery

Why use CAS in TKA?

  • Alignment
  • Soft tissue balancing
  • Ethics

What’s behind CT free navigation

Image based navigation

Differences between systems and tracking systems

Theatre set up for navigation

Pin Types and Placement


Measured Resection

Software for gap management technique

Algorithm for soft tissue balancing

Validation of methods

Risks and Complications

Workshop introduction

Workshop (Navigation)