Affiliation: Queen's University
- Image-guided distal radius osteotomy using patient-specific instrument guidesManuela Kunz
Department of Surgery, the School of Computing, and the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
J Hand Surg Am 38:1618-24. 2013..Using the predrilled holes, the surgeon affixes the plate to the radius fragments. The guides are easy to integrate into the surgical workflow and minimize the need for intraoperative fluoroscopy for guidance of the procedure. ..
- Registration stability of physical templates in hip surgeryManuela Kunz
School of Computing, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L3N6
Stud Health Technol Inform 163:283-9. 2011..The measured mean deviation between planned and actual central pin alignment of 0.05° in valgus and 2.8° in anteversion shows that the proposed individualized templates for hip resurfacing have reliable registration...
- A laboratory comparison of computer navigation and individualized guides for distal radius osteotomyBurton Ma
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computing Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 9:713-24. 2014..The combination of true three-dimensional planning, ease of use, and accurate and precise corrective guidance makes the individualized guide technique a promising approach for performing corrective osteotomy of the distal radius. ..
- Computer-assisted mosaic arthroplasty using patient-specific instrument guidesManuela Kunz
Department of Surgery, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:857-61. 2012..This case report demonstrates how to achieve correct plug positioning using patient-specific instrument guides manufactured on a 3D printer...
- Development of large engineered cartilage constructs from a small population of cellsJillian M Brenner
Dept of Chemical Engineering, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
Biotechnol Prog 29:213-21. 2013..Future studies will be aimed at determining the effectiveness of this approach to the repair of cartilage defects in an animal model and the creation of large-sized osteochondral constructs...
- Computer-assisted hip resurfacing using individualized drill templatesManuela Kunz
Department of Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
J Arthroplasty 25:600-6. 2010..With mean deviation between planned and actual central pin alignment of 1.14 degrees in varus and 4.49 degrees in retroversion, individualized templates were as accurate as conventional computer-assisted hip resurfacing...
- Prediction of the repair surface over cartilage defects: a comparison of three methods in a sheep modelManuela Kunz
School of Computing, Department of Materials and Mechanical Engineering, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 12:75-82. 2009..The cubic spline was found to most accurately match the pre-impact cartilage surface; the atlas was found to match least accurately...
- Are hip resurfacing arthroplasties meeting the needs of our patients? A 2-year follow-up studyJennifer K Bow
Kingston General Hospital, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kingston, ON, Canada
J Arthroplasty 27:984-9. 2012..These findings demonstrate reliable improvements in standard quality of life measures in patients undergoing HRA, including those with low preoperative SF-36 MCS...