St Andrew’s Ipswich Hospital has utilised an augmented reality-based surgical platform for total knee replacement, called NextAR TKA.
This technology includes augmented reality glasses and an infrared single-use tracking system.
While not all orthopaedic surgeries at St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital will utilise this technology, it adds to the hospital’s suite of surgical options for orthopaedic patients, ensuring patients have access to a range of treatments to suit their needs.
Surgeons who utilise this technology are required to go through specialist training. No additional technology fees are payable by patients.