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iTotal Improvement - Step Cut Reduction

90% of all iTotal cases no longer require a step cut!

Previously, 63% of iTotal cases required a step cut. This change was implemented to:

  • Simplify the surgical technique
  • Decrease surgical time
  • Lower the cost to the hospital (no recip saw needed)

Algorithm for change:

If the step between medial and lateral distal cuts is
Before
After
0mm – 1mm 0 0
1mm – 2mm 2mm 0
2mm – 3mm Patient-specific 0
3mm and above Patient-specific Patient-specific

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