Computer-assisted navigation technology is the most recent tool for aiding the surgeons to carry out the joint replacement with utmost accuracy averting any human errors. Navigation assists to decrease errors while surgery by offering real-time visual information with respect to the accuracy of the bone cuts, positioning of the implants, balancing of the ligament, and final alignment of the limb. Dr. Carr provides diagnosis and minimally invasive joint replacement using computer navigation in Englewood, CO. Dr. Carr also provides highly specialized care during and after surgery. Contact Dr. Carr’s office for an appointment today!
Advantages of Computer Navigation
Computer navigation has the following advantages:
- Allows accurate positioning of the prosthesis in relation to the mechanical axis.
- Accurate alignment helps lower the rate of wear and tear and improves the longevity of the implants
- May improve soft-tissue balancing
- Offers better functional outcome
- Lower loss of blood
If you would like to have additional information on your treatments or would like to learn more about computer-navigated joint replacement surgery, please contact Dr. Carr, serving the communities of Englewood, CO.
Virtual Implant Positioning (VIP - from Arthrex) for Shoulder Replacements
The Virtual Implant Positioning (VIP) system is an online preoperative planning system offering reusable patient-specific surgical instrumentation for total shoulder arthroplasty and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.