DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20173522

Role of robotics in trauma and orthopaedics

Satish B. Janipireddy, Zoha Arif Saeed, Muhammad Zahid Saeed

Abstract


There is always an ardent desire to obtain the best outcome in any surgery. To improve the quality of life of their patient is amongst the top priorities of most orthopaedic surgeons. It is a big challenge to accurately match a perfect pre-operative planning and obtain that intra operatively. Robotic technology is fast evolving in many surgical branches with orthopaedics as well, but limited with the price tag it comes with. Nevertheless, robotics is gaining momentum with some encouraging short-term results. Robotic surgery can offer significant improvement in surgical planning, accurate implant or prosthetic placement, which provide good outcomes that ultimately enhance patient safety. We review the various robotic advancements in the field of trauma and orthopaedic surgery. 


Keywords


Advances, Robotics, Trauma and orthopaedics

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