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LONDON, June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith+Nephew (LSE: SN), (NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology company, today announces the first robotic-assisted surgery using its LEGION CONCELOC Cementless Total Knee System was performed by Dr. Cyna Khalily, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee in Louisville, KY.
Smith+Nephew is the only medical device company to offer both total and partial cementless knee implants, and now, a robotic-assisted solution for cementless total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with the CORI◊ Surgical System. The LEGION CONCELOC Cementless Total Knee System addresses the critical elements of the cementless total knee through its unique design. The asymmetrical keel is designed to provide immediate rotational stability, while the patented 3D printed structure of CONCELOC Advanced Porous Titanium encourages biological ingrowth.
The CORI Surgical System is a second-generation platform that is small, portable, and capable of performing robotic-assisted knee and computer-guided hip surgery on a single platform. Unlike other systems, it eliminates time, costs, and radiation exposure1 associated with preoperative CT imaging.
"The accuracy2 of precision milling, combined with the tactile feel of the press-fit and initial stability of the CONCELOC porous structure during implantation, are going to give surgeons the confidence to perform cementless total knee procedures," said Dr. Cyna Khalily.
Smith+Nephew continues to provide technological innovation with its robotics platform, coupled with advanced materials science and a history of successful clinical performance*3-6 with leading implants, like the LEGION CONCELOC Cementless Total Knee System.
"As an orthopaedics company focused on driving technology enabled procedures, it is important for us to continue delivering on our promises and provide customers innovative, comprehensive solutions, like our cementless knee portfolio which now includes a TKA solution enabled by CORI handheld robotics," said Randy Kilburn, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Robotics and Digital for Smith+Nephew.
Smith+Nephew is uniquely positioned to accommodate a comprehensive suite of procedural needs for primary implant solutions using enabling technologies and handheld robotics. To learn more please visit www.real-intelligence.com.
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* We thank the patients and staff of all the hospitals in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who have contributed data to the National Joint Registry. We are grateful to the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), the NJR Steering Committee and staff at the NJR Centre for facilitating this work. The views expressed represent those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Joint Registry Steering Committee or the Health Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) who do not vouch for how the information is presented.
Smith+Nephew is a portfolio medical technology business focused on the repair, regeneration and replacement of soft and hard tissue. We exist to restore people's bodies and their self-belief by using technology to take the limits off living. We call this purpose 'Life Unlimited'. Our 18,000 employees deliver this mission every day, making a difference to patients' lives through the excellence of our product portfolio, and the invention and application of new technologies across our three global franchises of Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & ENT and Advanced Wound Management.
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