WATERLOO, ON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Intellijoint Surgical® is proud to announce that intellijoint HIP® has now – only one year after commercial launch – been used in over 1,000 total hip replacement procedures in the United States, Canada and Australia. intellijoint HIP® is a novel medical device providing 3D mini-optical navigation for orthopaedic surgeons. The one thousandth case using intellijoint HIP was completed by Dr. Peter Sculco, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Surgeons who also performed a procedure using intellijoint HIP the day of this milestone include: Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein, Dr. Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle, Dr. Ritesh Shah, and Dr. Jonathan Vigdorchik.
“All surgeons want to provide the best outcome for their patients. A hip replacement should strive to replicate native anatomy as this best optimizes muscle function and overall recovery. When it comes to a successful hip surgery, nature knows best and intellijoint HIP provides me with the real-time information I need to better replicate patient anatomy,” commented Dr. Peter Sculco. “Intellijoint empowers me to more accurately restore hip biomechanics which leads to satisfied patients and a rewarding clinical practice.”