MicroPort MedBot NaviBot Announces First Clinical Use of Skywalker™ Surgical Robot for Complete Knee Procedures

MicroPort MedBot NaviBot Announces First Clinical Use of Skywalker™ Surgical Robot for Complete Knee Procedures

FOXBORO, MA, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai MicroPort MedBot (Group) Co., Ltd. (“MicroPort MedBot”) announces that on November 22, 2022 MicroPort NaviBot International, LLC in association most recently with MicroPort Orthopedics Completed the first clinical use of the SkyWalker™ Robotic System in the United States. Dr. Joseph Cavoulos, of the Lighthouse Surgical Suites in Hollis, New Hampshire, performed the successful operation. Dr. Kavulos specializes in orthopedic surgery and treatment of orthopedic injuries.

The SkyWalker™ robotic system provides the surgeon with information that can help reconstruct the desired joint line while providing data for optimal soft tissue balance. Along with the evolution of MicroPort® The Medial-Pivot Knee System, replicating the natural stability and motion of the knee to offer a functional reconstructive design that provides surgeons with an innovative solution to problems such as instability, anterior knee pain, and functional limitations. “These two advanced technologies aim to improve patient outcomes, and overall patient satisfaction through a mobility-focused clinical solution,” said Jake Adams, Vice President, Commercial Operations. “We believe this coupling will be an attractive clinical solution when compared to current options on the market – setting a new standard for ‘patients first’ treatment while improving the overall knee surgical experience.”

Evolution design® The Medial-Pivot Knee makes me a better surgeon, regardless of my philosophy of alignment, and as a new user, I couldn’t be happier to offer this to my patients,” Cavoulos stated. “For the first case with a new technology, I was pleasantly surprised by the flow, smooth implementation, and ease of integration into the workflow My own, and I was thrilled because the result was exceptional.”

The organization has now moved to its limited release in the market and intends to ramp up its site locations. MicroPort MedBot also intends to integrate new applications on its platform including hip replacement as a next application in early 2024.

About MicroPort NaviBot

MicroPort NaviBot International LLC is located in Foxboro, Massachusetts (“NaviBot”). NaviBot develops, manufactures and markets comprehensive hard tissue robot-assisted surgical solutions. The SkyWalker™ Total Knee Robotic Surgical System is its first approved application, providing surgeons with enhanced ability for customized preoperative planning and accurate intraoperative robotic assistance during total knee arthroplasty.

MicroPort NaviBot International LLC is a subsidiary of NaviBot (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “NaviBot Suzhou”).

NaviBot Suzhou starts with the clinical needs of hard tissue surgery, explores key technologies, and is committed to developing minimally invasive, accurate and efficient hard tissue robotic products.

The SkyWalker™ surgical robot is an FDA-approved system for MicroPort NaviBot International LLC. Development® The knee system is proprietary to MicroPort Orthopedics.

About MicroPort MedBot

Started to develop endoscopic surgery robots in 2014, and formally established in Shanghai in 2015, Shanghai MicroPort MedBot (Group) Co., Ltd. (“MicroPort MedBot”, stock code: 02252.HK), a subsidiary of MicroPort Scientific Corporation (“MicroPort”, stock code: 00853.HK), is currently the only surgical robot company in the world with a business covering five promising sub-segments of surgical robotics, including endoscopy, orthopedics, vascular intervention, natural orifice surgery, and percutaneous puncture. At MicroPort MedBot, we are dedicated to meeting the growing demand for cutting-edge robotic surgery. Integrating advanced research on robotics, control algorithms, image-based navigation, and precise imaging, we provide comprehensive intelligent surgical solutions to extend and reshape patients’ lives, lead the advancement of robotic surgery, and shape the era of smart surgery.

More information is available at www.medbotsurgical.com/en/.

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