The orthopedic procedures benefiting most from navigation software — 5 insights

Written by Adam Schrag | April 18, 2017 | Print  |

Orthopedic physicians and surgeons are relying on navigation software more than ever due to its cost-effective solutions and successful results.

Here's what you need to know:


1. The systems assist in knee, hip, spine, joint and shoulder replacement surgeries.


2. Procedures like initial or revision total knee arthroplasty, total hip arthroplasty, kinematic evaluation and uni-compartmental arthroplasty also benefit from navigation systems.


3. Defects caused by degenerative disc diseases, spinal stenosis, fractures, spondylolisthesis and other spine operations utilize the navigation systems.


4. Use of navigation systems is rising due to availability of cost-effective solutions, higher awareness. Analysts expect it to continue growing.


5. Navigation systems offer easier rehabilitation, shorter hospital stays and less blood loss for patients than alternative solutions.


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