LONDON, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces the upcoming full market release of its NAVIO hand-held robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty (TKA) system. Smith & Nephew will be hosting live hands-on demonstrations for surgeons at the 2017 Annual American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting [...]
SWANSEA — The last time Pat Boyer went on a cruise, she spent 10 of her 15 days in a wheelchair. In Hawaii. “I had so much pain,” Boyer said. “They couldn’t really do anything.”
While the development of partial knee replacement is itself revolutionary, the Navio system pushes the procedure to new frontiers.
Precision and accuracy equate to better near-term success, in terms of pain relief and function, as well as long-term durability,” says Brian R. Hamlin, MD, Associate Director, Bone and Joint Center at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. “Any tool we have that allows us to achieve reproducible results yields better outcomes, and Navio does that.”