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Total hip replacement by computer assisted navigation

Computer assisted navigation is a recent and most significant development in joint replacement and orthopaedic surgery of this Century.

What is total hip replacement by computer assisted navigation?

Computer assisted navigation is a recent and most significant development in joint replacement and orthopaedic surgery of the 21st Century.

How does computer assisted navigation work?

The position of individual bones is tracked in 3D space with real time infra-red wave communication. The surgeon is able to make exact individualised cuts in bones and position the prosthesis in desired position to the last degree. Any adjustment needed is done during the surgery as opposed to conventional surgery when the objective measurements are on post op evaluation.

How will it benefit me?

What is most beneficial is the cuts are individualised catering to specific anatomy and needs of each individual patient. This also reduces the complications like dislocation, leg length discrepancy, impingement and helps the surgeon recreate best possible soft tissue balancing in individual patients.

Specialists offering Total hip replacement by computer assisted navigation

Mr Rishi Chana

Consultant Hip and Knee Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCS Ed, MSc (Dist), PG Med Ed, FRCS Tr&Orth Ed

The Chiltern Hospital 2 more The Princess Margaret Hospital The Runnymede Hospital

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Mr Dean Michael

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS FRCS FRCS (trauma and orthopaedics)

The Runnymede Hospital

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Mr Ashwin Unnithan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

The Runnymede Hospital

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Mr Jonathan Peter Monk

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

FRCS Ed (TR&Orth), MSc Orthopaedic Engineering

The Princess Margaret Hospital 1 more The Runnymede Hospital

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