Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Hot Technology Supplement - April 2018

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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4 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A P R I L 2 0 1 8 Y ou proba- bly know that out- patient total joint replacement is one of surgery's hottest and fastest growing spe- cialties, but you might not be aware of the following technolo- gies that help sur- geons redo hips and knees with more pre- cision than ever. Adding them to your ORs will show sur- geons and patients that you're serious about providing state-of-the-art care as the competition for cases intensifies. 1. Robotics There are currently 2 types of robots in the market: One is a haptic- guided arm that restricts cutting to an exact area and the other involves an autonomous arm that cuts into bone based on the sur- geon's preoperative surgical plan. Stefan Kreuzer, MD | Houston, Texas 5 Difference-Making Tools for Total Joints Investing in these innovations could push your program to the next level. • AUTOMATED ARM Stefan Kreuzer, MD, says robotic-assisted surgery leads to high-quality and standardized outcomes. Stefan Kreuzer, MD

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