Computer-assisted navigation in high tibial osteotomy

Sang Jun Song, Dae Kyung Bae

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Computer-assisted navigation is used to improve the accuracy and precision of correction angles during high tibial osteotomy. Most studies have reported that this technique reduces the outliers of coronal alignment and unintended changes in the tibial posterior slope angle. However, more sophisticated studies are necessary to determine whether the technique will improve the clinical results and long-term survival rates. Knowledge of the navigation technology, surgical techniques and potential pitfalls, the clinical results of previous studies, and understanding of the advantages and limitations of the computer-assisted navigation are crucial to successful application of this new technique in high tibial osteotomy. Herein, we review the evidence concerning this technique from previous studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)349-357
Number of pages9
JournalClinics in Orthopedic Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016


  • Computer-assisted surgery
  • Knee
  • Osteotomy
  • Tibia


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