C. Plaskos, OMNIlife Science, Inc., USA
J.A. Koenig, Winthrop University Hospital, USA
C.E. Ponder, Oklahoma Sports Orthopedics Institute, USA
An overview is presented of robotic and computer-assisted surgical (CAS) technologies, which have remarkable potential to enhance the precision and the quality of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). A detailed description is given of an exemplary imageless CAS TKA system that is based on bone-morphometric planning software combined with miniature robotic cutting-guide technology. The application of this technology in the clinical setting is discussed as it pertains to surgical accuracy and efficiency, surgeon learning curve, clinical ...