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Patient-specific targeting guides compared with traditional instrumentation for glenoid component placement in shoulder arthroplasty: a multi-surgeon study in 70 arthritic cadaver specimens

Thomas W. Throckmorton, MD(a), Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD(b), Frank O. Bonnarens, MD(c), Stephen A. Wright, MD(d), Jeffrey L. Hartzell, MD(e), William B. Rozzi, MD(f), Jason M. Hurst, MD(g), Simon P. Frostick, MD(h), John W. Sperling, MD, MBA(i).
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. December 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.10.013.

Publication Date

Available online 19 December 2014.

How ORS Visual Was Used

Two-dimensional DICOM images were segmented and used to create a 3D representation of the cadaver scapulae; 3D reconstructions were done with ORS Visual, which was used to convert the 2-dimensional DICOM images to a 3D STL file.


total shoulder arthroplasty
patient-specific targeting guides
standard guides
cadaver study
component placement

Author Information

(a) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN, USA
(b) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
(c) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KT, USA
(d) SportONE, Ortho NorthEast, Fort Wayne, IN, USA
(e) Wabash Orthopaedic Center, Wabash, IN, USA
(f) South Bend Orthopaedics, South Bend, IN, USA
(g) Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc., New Albany, OH, USA
(h) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
(i) Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

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