Zimmer Biomet partial knee robot gets green light: 6 notes

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The FDA has provided clearance for Zimmer Biomet's Rosa partial knee system for robotic-assisted partial knee replacements.

Six notes:

1. The Rosa partial knee system is the latest addition to Rosa Robotics, which includes the Rosa knee system for total knee replacement and Rosa One for spine and neurosurgical procedures.

2. The system has 2D and 3D imaging technology and intraoperative data collection on soft tissue and bone anatomy designed to improve bone cut accuracy and range of motion gap analysis.

3. Zimmer Biomet has more than 50 percent of the global partial knee market share, according to an April 20 news release.

4. Benefits of partial knee replacement include preserving the undamaged side of the knee, retaining the anterior cruciate ligament, improved range of motion and shorter hospital stays, the company said.

5. The Rosa partial knee system is also part of ZBEdge, an integrated suite of digital and robotic orthopedic technologies.

6. The FDA clearance comes two years after Zimmer Biomet introduced the Rosa knee system for total knee replacement.

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