Use of computer assisted orthopedic surgery in pelvic and acetabular trauma

Computer assisted orthopedic surgery (CAOS) is a recent concept inorthopedics. Its use in orthopedic trauma is becoming more popular.Pelvic and acetabular trauma is one of the applications where CAOScan play an important role to facilitate the surgery. In this review article, we provide an overview...

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Main Authors: Amr Abdelgawad, Ralitsa Akins, Enes M. Kanlic
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2011-11-01
Series:Acta Medica Academica
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Online Access:http://www.ama.ba/index.php/ama/article/view/116/pdf
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Summary:Computer assisted orthopedic surgery (CAOS) is a recent concept inorthopedics. Its use in orthopedic trauma is becoming more popular.Pelvic and acetabular trauma is one of the applications where CAOScan play an important role to facilitate the surgery. In this review article, we provide an overview of the structure of CAOS with specialemphasis on its role in pelvic and acetabular trauma. Th e use of CAOShas many advantages in the field of orthopedic trauma, however, manyobstacles are still present that prevent its wide use.
ISSN:1840-1848
1840-2879