Computerized tomography based “patient specific blocks” improve postoperative mechanical alignment in primary total knee arthroplasty
Raju Vaishya, Vipul Vijay, Vikas P Birla, Amit K Agarwal, Department of Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement and Arthroscopy, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi 110076, India
Author contributions: Vaishya R helped in performing the surgery and designing the research; Vijay V helped in data collection and preparation of the manuscript; Birla VP helped in data collection and statistics; Agarwal AK helped in preparation of manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the IRB of the institution.
Informed consent statement: All the patients included in the study gave an informed consent for inclusion in the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflicts of interest to declare.
Data sharing statement: The authors are willing to share the data of the present study.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Vipul Vijay, Department of Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement and Arthroscopy, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi 110076, India. email@example.com
Received: January 11, 2016
Peer-review started: January 14, 2016
First decision: February 29, 2016
Revised: March 14, 2016
Accepted: May 7, 2016
Article in press: May 9, 2016
Published online: July 18, 2016