From robotic joint replacements to predicting pain outcomes, artificial intelligence is being used in a variety of ways in orthopedics.
Seven artificial intelligence updates from this year:
1. Hospital for Special Surgery partnered with Zimmer Biomet to create an AI robotic joint replacement center.
2. Spine surgeon Corey Walker, MD, partnered with Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai to develop an AI tool that can use algorithms to predict patient postoperative pain outcomes.
3. Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn., added a robotic digital microscope that allows surgeons to create 3D visualizations of surgical fields.
4. Viseon's AI spinal imaging system surpassed 1,000 cases in the U.S.
5. Zimmer Biomet debuted AI technology for an operating room platform.
6. Zimmer Biomet launched WalkAI, an AI model that predicts patient mobility following hip and knee surgery.
7. OrthoGrid Systems developed an AI hip replacement application.