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A Revolution in Hip and Knee Replacement. 
ROBODOC’s patented robotic surgery system for total joint replacement brings you the precision, comfort and results you’ve been waiting for. With exclusive innovations like 3-D Pre-surgical planning, active robotics and unparalleled accuracy, ROBODOC puts the most advanced tools for hip and knee replacement surgery in your doctor’s hands. All of which means greater comfort and better long-term results for you.
ROBODOC: See how ROBODOC works as a robotic surgical assistant
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Click on any of the videos below to hear from industry experts about the ROBODOC robotic
surgical system advantage, from leading orthopaedic surgeons to administrators.


Company Video
Overview of the ROBODOC System
ROBODOC Video 2012
Preoperative Planning with ORTHODOC
Dr. Bargar demonstrates the features of preoperative planning with the ORTHODOC Workstation.
Orthodoc Demonstration
The surgeon’s most precise tool
Dr. Bargar describes the vital and beneficial relationship between the surgeon and the ROBODOC robotic assistant.
ROBODOC testimonials
The Future of Surgery
More than just a tool for total knee and hip replacement, ROBODOC sets the foundation for future surgical applications.
ROBODOC testimonials
Knee Surgery with ROBODOC
Demonstration of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) using ORTHODOC Pre-operative planning and ROBODOC Surgical System.

*TKA is not available for sale in the U.S.
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Demonstrations of our
advanced orthopedic technology.
See how the ROBODOC surgical system uses active robotics and advanced precision to enhance Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) and Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) for patients, surgeons and administrators alike.

*TKA is not available for sale in the U.S.
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The ROBODOC® Surgical System
The complete ROBODOC® Surgical System utilizes the tandem technologies of CUREXO Technology Corporation’s ORTHODOC® and ROBODOC® Surgical Assistant. Enabling pre-surgical 3D planning, ORTHODOC® provides exceptional accuracy in component selection, placement, and surface preparation. Meanwhile, the ROBODOC® Surgical Assistant implements the pre-surgical plan with unparalleled precision.

The ORTHODOC® Preoperative Planning Workstation provides the surgeon with 3D information and easy point-and-click control. The pre-surgical planning begins as ORTHODOC converts a CT scan of the individual patient’s joint into a 3-dimensional virtual bone image which the surgeon can manipulate to view bone and joint characteristics. In this way ORTHODOC® enables the surgeon to perform a simulated surgery allowing for exploration of several surgical plan options without risk to the patient or expending valuable surgical time.

A prosthetic image is selected from the ORTHODOC’s extensive digital library of options from major manufacturers. The surgeon is then able to manipulate the three-dimensional model of the prosthesis against the CT bone image, allowing for optimal prosthetic selection and alignment. Through ORTHODOC®, this virtual surgery creates a precise preoperative plan that is meticulously customized for each patient.

The preoperative plan created on ORTHODOC® is then electronically transferred to the ROBODOC® Surgical Assistant. This advanced surgical robot can execute the preoperative plan with a degree of precision and reliability that is unparalleled. Using controlled, gentle pressure the ROBODOC® mills the bone with sub-millimeter accuracy exactly as specified by the plan. The action of the high-speed drill equipped robotic arm has also proven to be more precise than manual preparation techniques. ROBODOC’s specialized drill bits and other hardware have been developed for accurately preparing the bone to achieve optimal fit of the prosthetic implant. The robot mills cavities for hip implants, removes bone cement for revision surgeries, and planes the femoral and tibia surfaces for knee implants.

Based on extensive clinical studies ORTHODOC® and the ROBODOC® Surgical Assistant work together seamlessly to ensure the ROBODOC® Surgical System provides better overall precision in total joint replacement procedures. Benefits of the ROBODOC® System over traditional methods include improved cavity fit, fill and alignment for prosthetic implants1,2,4 as well as a reduction of leg length discrepancy2, intra-operative fractures1,3 and pulmonary emboli5.

*TKA is not available for sale in the U.S.

References

1 Nakamura N, Sugano N, Nishii T, Kakimoto A, Miki H. A comparison between robotic-assisted and manual implantation of cementless total hip arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010;468(4):1072-1081.
2 Nishihara S, Sugano N, Nishii T, Miki H, Nakamura N, Yoshikawa H. Comparison between hand rasping and robotic milling for stem implantation in cementless total hip arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2006;21(7):957-966.
3 Barger WL, Bauer A, Börner M. Primary and revision total hip replacement using the Robodoc system. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1998;(354):82-91.
4 Song EK, Seon JK, Yim JH, et al. Robotic-assisted TKA Reduces Postoperative Alignment Outliers and Improves Gap Balance Compared to Conventional TKA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Epub 2012 Jun 6.
5 Hagio K, Sugano N, Takashina M, Nishii T, Yoshikawa H, Ochi T. Effectiveness of the ROBODOC system in preventing intraoperative pulmonary embolism. Acta Orthop Scand. 2003;74(3):264-269.
6 Marsland D, Mears SC. A review of periprosthetic femoral fractures associated with total hip arthroplasty. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2012 Sep;3(3):107-20.
7 Nam D, Sculco PK, Abdel MP, Alexiades MM, Figgie MP, Mayman DJ. Leg-length inequalities following THA based on surgical technique. Orthopedics. 2013 Apr 1;36(4):e395-400.
8 Januel JM, Chen G, Ruffieux C, Quan H, Douketis JD, Crowther MA, Colin C, Ghali WA, Burnand B; IMECCHI Group. Symptomatic in-hospital deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following hip and knee arthroplasty among patients receiving recommended prophylaxis: a systematic review. JAMA. 2012 Jan 18;307(3):294-303.
9 Kirksey M, Chiu YL, Ma Y, Della Valle AG, Poultsides L, Gerner P, Memtsoudis SG. Trends in in-hospital major morbidity and mortality after total joint arthroplasty: United States 1998-2008. Anesth Analg. 2012 Aug;115(2):321-7. Epub 2012 May 31.