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CT and MR patient specific instrumentation for knee replacements.

Patient specific instrumentation for knee replacements is a new technique that enables the orthopaedic surgeon to customise knee replacement surgery to the individual’s anatomy. The benefits are a faster procedure with increased alignment and accuracy of positioning which in turn improves patient outcomes.

How does it work?

In the weeks leading up to surgery the patient will be sent for a computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan on their leg. From these images a bespoke knee joint implant is then built that is unique to the patient.

If you are having problems with your knees or have been advised by your GP that you have end stage knee arthritis and may require a knee replacement contact the bone and joint centre for more information on:

 0151 522 1860 or email [email protected]