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6 8 O U T P AT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | M AY 2 0 1 4 T he expo hall at this year's meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in New Orleans was filled with innovations aimed at safer surgeries, improved outcomes and greater patient satisfaction. In pictures and in words, here are some of the neat new products that your orthopedic surgeons might find useful and interesting. Blue Belt Technologies NavioPFS Surgical System The Navio system is a light, extremely mobile and easy-to-use plan- ning and navigation platform that gives surgeons a virtual cutting guide along with detailed visualization. The company says it puts the precision of robotics comfortably in the surgeon's hand. It certainly seems like a viable alternative to expensive robots, and it's a technology I think you'll see more and more of, since unicom- 1 Orthopedics Orthopedics Innovations in EASY FIT Blue Belt Technologies promises robot precision without the cumbersome robotic arm. 1 New ideas were everywhere at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual conference. David Geier, MD | Charleston, S.C. OSE_1405_part2_Layout 1 5/8/14 2:23 PM Page 68

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