Use of computer assisted orthopedic surgery in pelvic and acetabular trauma


  • Amr Abdelgawad Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • Ralitsa Akins Advanced Teaching and Assessment in Clinical Simulation, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • Enes M. Kanlic Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine


Pelvis, Fractures, Osteosynthesis, Computer navigation


Computer assisted orthopedic surgery (CAOS) is a recent concept inorthopedics. Its use in orthopedic trauma is becoming more popular.Pelvic and acetabular trauma is one of the applications where CAOScan play an important role to facilitate the surgery. In this review article,we provide an overview of the structure of CAOS with specialemphasis on its role in pelvic and acetabular trauma. Th e use of CAOShas many advantages in the fi eld of orthopedic trauma, however, manyobstacles are still present that prevent its wide use.


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Abdelgawad, A., Akins, R., & Kanlic, E. M. (2011). Use of computer assisted orthopedic surgery in pelvic and acetabular trauma. Acta Medica Academica, 40(2), 166–173. Retrieved from



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