New Jersey hospital acquires total knee arthroplasty robot — 3 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | January 06, 2020 | Print  |

Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center acquired Think Surgical's TSolution One Total Knee Application robot for orthopedic surgeons, becoming the first facility in the U.S. to do so, according to a Jan. 3 press release.

What you should know:

1. The robot pairs a presurgical planning tool with a computer-assisted tool.

2. Surgeons plan the procedure in a virtual environment, then use the robot to carry out the plan during the procedure.

3. Think received clearance for the robot Oct. 9, 2019.

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