Precision in Orthopedic surgeryOrthopedic surgeons all over the world agree that the long term success of knee replacement critically depends on how well or precisely the implant is positioned. Most knee replacements are done using traditional alignment jigs and cutting blocks, with which even experienced surgeons face limitations in proper balancing and alignments of the new knee. And thus resulting in pre-mature failure of implants in many cases.
How is computer navigation assisted knee replacement done?
|NAV 3 is the most advanced computer|
navigation system for joint replacement
Various other advantages of computer assisted knee replacement surgery are:
- Lesser blood loss
- Quick recovery
- Decreased rehabilitation periods- patients are able to walk unaided and climb stairs within a few days.
- The navigation surgery virtually eliminates expensive and radiation intensive CT and MRI scans before the surgery