1.1 This standard will measure the effects on accuracy of computer aided surgical systems to the environmental influences of the operating room environment due to equipment utilized for bone preparation. The environmental vibration affect covered in this standard will include mechanical vibration from: Cutting saw (sagittal or reciprocating), Burrs, drills and impact loading. The change in accuracy from detaching and re-attaching a reference base will also be measured. 1.2 Include in this section the system of units to be used. Refer to the above ASTM Standards Units toolbar button for a dropdown menu of ASTMs Form and Style Manual statements. 1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
KeywordsComputer Navigation; Computer assisted surgery; Optical tracking, Imageless guided surgery; Infrared tracking system.
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William Mihalko, MD