Total Knee Arthroplasty Technique: NAVIO
Robotic-assisted surgery for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) continues to gain popularity as orthopedists seek to enhance their abilities to place implants more precisely and consistently. However, the benefits of robotic assistance must be weighed against factors such as increased surgical time, cost, and learning curve challenges. Furthermore, due to the paucity of data on many of these newer systems, clinical studies have yet to determine their long-term benefits. Robotic-assisted navigation does provide distinct 3D data during preoperative planning that allows the surgeon to increase implant placement accuracy. The use of robotic technology is a valuable technological development that can help to improve surgical technique and potentially clinical results in total knee arthroplasty.
KeywordsNAVIO Robotics for total knee arthroplasty Computer-assisted Total knee arthroplasty
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