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intellijoint HIP's® first clinical use of the Direct Anterior Approach Application in Canada a success
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intellijoint HIP

Your Smart Tool for…

Cup Position.
Leg Length.
Offset.

  1. Intelligent.

    Miniature sensors provide accurate, real time intraoperative measurements.

  2. Effective.

    Reinforces selection and positioning of implants to achieve preoperative targets.

  3. Intuitive.

    Surgeon-controlled Smart Tool seamlessly integrates with existing surgical techniques and workflows.

Benefits for:

Surgeons

Accurately measure cup position, changes in leg length, offset and joint center of rotation.

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Hospitals

Put the focus on patient satisfaction and care, while avoiding the expense of added surgical time.

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Patients

Improve your satisfaction with postoperative leg length and reduce your chance of revision surgery.

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Intellijoint Surgical News

intellijoint HIP's® first clinical use of the Direct Anterior Approach Application in Canada a success Jul 8, 2016

On Tuesday, July 5, the first clinical use of intellijoint HIP's Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) Application was a success! The total hip arthroplasty using the Direct Anterior Approach was performed by Dr. B. Lanting at London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario, Canada. 

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Futurpreneur Spotlight on Intellijoint Surgical: Overcoming Obstacles to Solve Difficult Problems Jul 5, 2016

Having a desire to solve difficult problems through innovative solutions that directly impact people was just one of the reasons that entrepreneurs, Armen Bakirtzian, Andre Hladio, and Richard Fanson wanted to develop Intellijoint Surgical™, a company that creates and commercializes miniature 3D measurement technology for surgery.

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MaRS Landing Event

Intellijoint Surgical featured alongside Facebook, Airbnb & Etsy in the Innovation Alley at the MaRS Landing Event Jun 23, 2016

Intellijoint Surgical™ is excited to join MaRS, its tenants and ventures, and members of the media for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of MaRS Landing tonight in the West Atrium of MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Intellijoint, along with a community of some of Canada’s most innovative organizations, will be demonstrating breakthrough technology in Innovation Alley. 

Industry News

  • Ideal cup position is still up for debate
    May 4, 2016

    New study released: "Current standard rules of combined anteversion prevent prosthetic impingement but ignore osseous contact in total hip arthroplasty". 

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  • 10 year retrospective study indicates instability is still one of the leading causes for hip revision surgery
    Apr 25, 2016

    Results from a 10-year review indicated the most common indications for revision total hip arthroplasty within 5 years of the primary procedure were aseptic loosening, osteolysis and instability.

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  • How Much Do Adverse Event Rates Differ Between Primary and Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty?
    Apr 21, 2016

    New study reports the rates of serious adverse events in the primary THA and TKA groups were 1.2% and 1.4%, respectively, vs. 3.1% and 2.7%, respectively, for revision THA and TKA. Results also showed higher rates of systemic sepsis, deep incisional surgical site infection and organ/space infection among patients who underwent revision surgery. Investigators noted length of stay and readmission rates were higher in patients who underwent revision surgery compared with patients who underwent primary surgery.

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  • For Medicare's Joint Replacement Model, a Steep Learning Curve
    Apr 14, 2016

    Interesting article on the implications of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model that launched a demo in hospitals located in 67 geographic regions on April 1st. 

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  • Acetabular Cup Anteversion and Inclination in Hip Range-of-Motion to Impingement
    Apr 1, 2016

    Study conclusion: "This study supports the need for better individualized pre-operative patient-specific planning and intraoperative execution for placement of the components."

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