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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 55-56

Knee replacement surgery imbibes aviation technology


Department of Orthopedics, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Yash Gulati
Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_50_18

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Knee replacement is a well-established procedure and has brought relieved to millions of people. Efforts are on to increase the survival replaced joint. If the implant is positioned in perfect position, they will last for a very long time. Gyroscope and accelerometer are used in aviation technology and in our smartphone for locating exact position. This technology has now been used in knee replacement giving perfect positioning of the implant.


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