Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery

A robotics-assisted knee surgery platform that adds an extra layer of pre-surgical planning and improved accuracy for partial and total knee replacement procedures.

Robotics-assisted knee replacement surgery

Your knee replacement surgery is unique, based on your knee anatomy and the implant used. Designed to help ensure your knee replacement is positioned and aligned correctly, surgeons use the NAVIO Surgical System. Proper positioning of the implant is important because implant alignment is a crucial factor in determining how long your implant may last.

The latest innovation is the NAVIO Surgical System, a robotics-assisted platform that uses CT-free technology for accurate implant sizing and positioning without the need for rods. The NAVIO Surgical System can be used for either a partial or total knee replacement procedure.

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Knee Replacement turned Robotic’ experiences transformation at USSH. An initiative brought together by Dr. Tejas Upasani, Orthopedic and Knee Replacement Surgeon, and the Managing Director of USSH, Robotic Knee Replacement at USSH promises efficiency and added precision.

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Dr. Tejas Upasani
Orthopedic & Knee Replacement Surgeon and Managing Director at USSH
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Total Knee Replacement

More than 600,000 total knee replacement procedures are performed each year in the U.S. and more than 90% of these patients experience a dramatic relief in knee pain and are better able to perform common activities. The NAVIO Surgical System delivers robotics-assisted tools designed to help tailor your knee replacement surgery to the unique shape and motion of your knee.

Robotics-assisted Total knee replacement planning

The NAVIO Surgical System is designed to help your surgeon not only plan your surgery based on your unique anatomy, but also position your total knee implant using a combination of computer and robotic assistance. The NAVIO procedure starts with an advanced computer system that gathers accurate anatomic and alignment information about your joint that your surgeon will use to create your specific surgical plan.

This extra layer of data collection and planning is designed to help ensure your knee procedure is performed exactly as your surgeon intends and that your implant is positioned as accurately as possible for the best long-term outcome.

Advantage of our Robotic Knee Replacement Machine

  • CT Free: Our system eliminates the need for CT scans by using an advanced computer program to collect anatomic and alignment information about your knee. Once captured, this information is used to build an accurate, computer-rendered 3D model of your knee that your surgeon will use to plan your surgery.
  • Without rods: Our system has already gathered the anatomic alignment information about your knee, it eliminates the need for IM rods. Instead, your surgeon will use the system’s handheld robotics-assisted tool  to accurately position the specific cut guides which are held in place with a few small pins instead of the IM rod. This process leaves the central canal of your bone untouched. Implant alignment is a crucial factor in determining how long the implant will last

Partial Knee Replacement

For people suffering from knee pain caused by osteoarthritis, whose damage is limited to a single compartment or area of the knee, partial knee replacement may be an option because it preserves healthy bone and ligaments while replacing the damaged area. OurSurgical System uses robotics-assisted technology to help tailor partial knee replacement procedures to the unique shape and motion of each patient’s knee anatomy.

Robotics-assisted Partial knee replacement planning

Our system addresses the challenge of partial knee replacement by using both computer and robotic assistance to accurately map the surface of your knee, align your implant to your anatomy, and physically remove the bone necessary to place your new implant. This added level of assistance is important because implant alignment is a crucial factor in determining how long the implant will last.

Advantage of our Robotic Partial Knee Replacement Machine

    • Robotic Knee Surgery without radiation: Our system eliminates the need for CT scans by using an advanced computer program to collect anatomic and alignment information about your knee. Once captured, this information is used to build an accurate, computer-rendered 3D model of your knee that your surgeon will use to plan your surgery.

If You Have Any Question. Check Listed FAQ’s

What are the benefits of robotic joint replacement surgery?

Robotic Knee replacement Surgery technology is an innovative solution to conventional surgical methods for patients suffering from hip or knee joint pain.

The accurate alignment and positioning of joint implants is challenging in conventional hip and knee replacements. With the Robotic technology, our surgeons can now achieve greater precision.

Using a 3D image of each patient’s unique anatomy, the robotic technology helps guide the surgeon to stay within only the pre-determined area for greater accuracy in the positioning and alignment of the joint implant. The proper alignment of the implants results in quicker recovery times, more natural-feeling movement, and overall better outcomes for our patients.

How does the pre-operative plan work with the Robotic knee replacement?

Every patient’s anatomy is different. The Robotic knee technology allows the surgeon to create a customized plan for each patient based on a 3D virtual model of their individual anatomy. This allows the surgeon to perform the procedure as accurately as possible.

The surgeon captures a 3D model of the knee intra-operatively. The surgeon uses this 3D model to pre-plan your surgical procedure. The surgeon will know precisely where to prepare the bone for the implant, and the Robotic knee system guides the surgeon to stay within the pre-defined area. This helps to provide optimal placement and alignment of your implant.

How do I know if I’m a candidate Robotic knee replacement?

If you suffer from severe joint pain and conservative treatments have not provided adequate relief, you may be a candidate for a hip or knee replacement with Robotic technology.

Many factors come into consideration when determining if a patient is a candidate. It is important that you consult with your orthopedic surgeon to determine if the Robotic technology is the right option for you.

Total knee replacement: Adults living with mid to late-stage osteoarthritis of the knee may be candidates for a total knee replacement with the Robotic knee Assisted Surgery System. Mid to late-stage osteoarthritis indicates the disease has affected more than two of the knee compartments: Medial, patellofemoral, or lateral.

Partial knee replacement: You may be a good candidate for partial knee replacement with Robotic technology if you are an adult living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis that has not yet progressed to all three compartments of the knee. Knee joint replacement is intended for use in individuals with joint disease resulting from degenerative, rheumatoid and post-traumatic arthritis, and for moderate deformity of the knee.

Joint replacement surgery is not appropriate for patients with certain types of infections, any mental or neuromuscular disorder which would create an unacceptable risk of prosthesis instability, prosthesis fixation failure or complications in postoperative care, compromised bone stock, skeletal immaturity, severe instability of the joint, or excessive body weight.

How long does the surgery take?

In most cases, Robotic knee replacement surgery takes a little over an hour.

NOTE: Individual results vary. Not all patients will have the same post-operative recovery and activity level. See your orthopedic surgeon to discuss your potential benefits and risks.

What can I expect after my surgery?

The recovery process will be different for each patient. A typical hospital stay after surgery with Robotic knee assisted technology may be a few days to a week after a partial or total knee replacement, or total hip replacement. Some patients will need a longer duration of stay depending on age, gravity of injury and other health factors.

For many, getting up and walking and beginning physical therapy exercises will be possible as soon as the day after surgery. Depending on your post-surgical plan, which will be determined by your surgeon, nurse, and physical therapist, you may need to use some assistance devices at home as part of your recovery.

Pain management will also be important to ensuring you as comfortable as possible during your recovery process, and your post-op plan may include pain medications.

Outpatient physical therapy is typically prescribed to begin one or two weeks out after surgery.

Will my implant set off a metal detector?

Most of today’s knee and hip joint implants are made of metal alloys and high grade plastics. So it is possible that the metal will set off airport security detectors. We recommend you inform the security agent of your implant before screening begins.

How soon can I return to work?

The recovery process will vary for each patient after surgery with Robotic knee technology. In most cases, if you have a sedentary job, you may be able to return to work within 3-6 weeks. Studies indicate that patients who undergo knee replacement may return to driving in four to six weeks. (1)

Most knee replacement patients can except to return to low-impact activities by 3 months. Low-impact activities include hiking, biking, golfing.

Complete recovery from a total hip replacement with Robotic knee assisted technology can take from about 3 to 6 months.

What activities can I enjoy following knee replacement?

Realistic physical activities following recovery from a total knee replacement with Robotic knee assisted technology include walking, swimming, golfing, driving, light hiking, biking, dancing, and other low-impact sports. (2)

Patients who have a partial knee replacement with Robotic knee assisted technology can expect even greater results, with many being able to return to a more active lifestyle. The recovery process will vary for each patient, and it will be important to follow your individual post-operative care instructions for optimal recovery.

How long does the implant last?

All joint implants have a limited life expectancy, and many factors play a role in the longevity of the implant. These include the patient’s age, weight, activity level, quality of bone stock, and compliance with doctor’s orders.

Proper alignment and positioning of the implants is also crucial to the life expectancy of the implant. With our Robotic knee Assisted Surgery System, our surgeons can achieve superior results in the alignment and positioning of the knee and hip joint implants, which results in overall better outcomes for our patients.

Is the orthopedic Robotic knee assisted surgical technology FDA approved?

Yes. Upasani Super Speciality Hospital utilizes NAVIO Surgical System™ brand Robotic Surgery Technology by Smith & Nephew, which is FDA approved.



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