Computer navigation provides the surgeon with the real time 3-D images of the mapped patient’s knee and the surgical instruments during surgery. The data for the images is provided by the infrared sensors fixed to the bones of the knee and the surgical instruments.
At its core, enhanced recovery is all about improving patient outcomes and speeding up recovery following surgery. An enhanced recovery pathway focuses on optimizing every aspect of a patients journey and promoting the patient as an active participant in their recovery process and rehabilitation.
Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone is removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components. The hip joint is one of the body’s largest weight-bearing joints, located between the thigh bone (femur) and the pelvis (acetabulum).
Shoulder hemiarthroplasty, also called partial shoulder replacement is a surgical procedure during which the upper bone in the arm (humerus) is replaced with a prosthetic metal implant, whereas the other half of the shoulder joint (glenoid or socket) is left intact.