Table of Contents
ISRN Orthopedics
Volume 2013, Article ID 794827, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/794827
Clinical Study

Robot-Assisted Navigation versus Computer-Assisted Navigation in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: Efficiency and Accuracy

1University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
2Big Horn Basin Bone and Joint, 720 Lindsay Lane, Suite C, Cody, WY 82414, USA

Received 30 April 2013; Accepted 4 June 2013

Academic Editors: M. Hasegawa, T. Matsumoto, and H. R. Song

Copyright © 2013 Tanner C. Clark and Frank H. Schmidt. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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