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Next Generation of Orthopedic Surgery – The Navio Surgical System

With the ongoing advancement of technology and innovative surgical techniques, Blue Belt Technologies, a global leader in surgical robotics, continues to design and develop robotic technologies for use in the orthopedics field, specifically orthopedic surgical procedures. The most recent launch of the NAVIO Surgical System is certainly no exception. This highly state of the art addition to the surgical robotics lineup assists surgeons in delivering effective, concise and consistent end results for all their patients. With a primary focus on partial knee replacement surgery, this unique handheld robotic bone-shaping device equipped with CT free navigation software is making its visibility in the industry and marketplace known.

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Study Shows that Robotic-Assisted Surgery Leads to Lower Revision Rates

The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery reports that patients who received a total knee replacement have a lower revision rate, while patients who received only unicompartmental knee surgery have a higher revision rate. Total knee replacement surgeries are now being performed by orthopedic surgeons with the help of robotic-assisted techniques. According to the JBJS, surgery performed with robotic assistance, “has been proposed as a method of improving the accuracy of component implantation in arthroplasty.”

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