NAVIO◊ is a robotics-assisted total knee replacement surgical system. Dr. Strasburger was the first physician in Lincoln, Nebraska who is qualified to perform knee replacement surgery using this advanced technique
The NAVIO◊ robotics-assisted surgical system provides assistance in implanting the JOURNEY™ II XR., which is a bi-cruciate retaining total knee replacement which allows retention of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
The NAVIO◊ procedure helps to reproduce the original internal shapes and forces of a natural knee, by creating a computerized, three-dimensional model of your knee in advance of the surgery, then guiding ultra-precise movements during the knee replacement procedure.
Utilization of the NAVIO◊ robotics-assisted surgical system allows for:
Complete doctor control over the procedure
Accurate placement of the JOURNEY™ II XR
Retention of the ACL
Less time spent in the surgical suite
Faster healing after surgery
Increased likelihood of full range of motion after recovery
NAVIO◊ knee replacement patients also don’t require a preoperative image, such as a CT scan. This eliminates the extra steps, costs, and radiation exposure associated with imaging required before traditional knee replacement surgery.
Who is a good candidate for NAVIO◊ robotics-assisted surgery?
Candidates for NAVIO◊ include patients with damage to multiple inner compartments of the knee, who wish to retain their ACL. Both men and women can benefit from NAVIO◊ assisted knee replacement. NAVIO◊ is not recommended for children, persons who are morbidly obese, or patients who are not in good enough health to undergo anesthesia safely.
What to expect after your NAVIO◊ robotics-assisted procedure
After your total knee replacement, you’ll typically only have to stay in the hospital for a couple of days. Physical therapy can begin immediately, and with appropriate rehab, range of motion can be restored and pain relief achieved.
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