Total Knee Arthroplasty Technique: ROSA® Knee

  • Gregg R. Klein
  • Dugal James
  • Jess H. LonnerEmail author


Optimizing results and durability in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) requires a combination of acceptable component alignment and sizing, as well as accurate soft tissue balancing. Smart technologies have evolved to achieve these goals. While autonomous robots have improved component accuracy, more recently, semiautonomous robotic technologies have emerged to satisfy not only the need to achieve bone resections within desired parameters, but also, and perhaps most importantly, to quantify precise soft tissue balance in the setting of TKA. This chapter highlights the early experience with the ROSA Knee semiautonomous robotic system for TKA.


Total knee arthroplasty TKA Robot for knee surgery Robotics in knee surgery ROSA Knee 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregg R. Klein
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Dugal James
    • 4
  • Jess H. Lonner
    • 5
    Email author
  1. 1.Hartzband Center for Hip and Knee ReplacementParamusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryHackensack University Medical CenterHackensackUSA
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryHackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton HallHackensackUSA
  4. 4.Bendigo Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine PracticeBendigoAustralia
  5. 5.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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