Pixee Medical's Knee+ augmented reality (AR) computer-assisted orthopedic solution is now commercially available in the U.S., with suitability for use in ambulatory surgical centers.
Knee+ is a patented platform designed to help orthopedic surgeons perform surgery through the real-time 3D positioning of instruments, directly in their field of view. Knee+ consists of proprietary software using a proprietary tracking system that runs on off-the-shelf smart glasses, with no bulky capital equipment or disposables required.
This solution was launched commercially in Europe and Australia in early 2021. Without any commercial promotion, the product was quickly adopted, with more than 100 systems sold.
Pixee will soon add new features to the Knee+ platform, with soft tissue balancing, kinematic alignment and data connectivity. It will also expand its portfolio with a mixed reality product for total shoulder arthroplasty and with an easy-to-use cup orientation and leg length controlling AR tool for total hip arthroplasty. Knee+ is now compatible with surgical hoods.
“Since our first surgery in the USA in Boston in October 2021, we have organized a successful round of surgeries on multiple clinical sites across the USA. We are now ready and confident to launch the product in the leading worldwide market for orthopedics," said Sébastien Henry, Founder and CEO of Pixee Medical. “Our solution is the only imageless & open platform for total knee surgery available in the U.S.”
Source: Pixee Medical