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Computer assisted knee arthroplasty is here today

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 20 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:197
  1. Graeme Holt, specialist registrar, trauma and orthopaedic surgery (,
  2. A G Gregori, consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon
  1. Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride, Glasgow G75 8RG

    EDITOR—Gidwani et al summarise the orthopaedic options for painful arthritis of the knee.1 As they say, computer assisted surgery is not standard practice for most orthopaedic surgeons in the United Kingdom. Many cite a lack of long term followup data for this technique to justify their reluctance to embrace this technology.

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