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Exactech Launches GPS Hardware Technology for Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Exactech has announced first total knee surgeries leveraging the next generation of ExactechGPS® hardware, with enhanced system responsiveness and connectivity, and ultra-fast proprietary active tracker technology.

“We are thrilled to unveil the next evolution of our pioneering GPS technology that has already made a profound impact on over a hundred thousand patients around the world,” said Adam Hayden, Exactech Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Large Joints. “The system enhancements and modernized trackers, combined with a powerful platform of software, underscore our continued pursuit to improve patient outcomes through our innovative ecosystem of smart solutions.”

Corey Jackson, DO, who performed the first surgeries at Genesis HealthCare System in Zanesville, Ohio, commented, “Exactech GPS provides real-time personalized insights for optimal patient outcomes. The compact screen and active trackers seamlessly integrate into the operating room, enhancing efficiency and performance without the hassle of an expensive and burdensome capital purchase process and associated perpetual service fee agreement.”

Powered by Active Intelligence®, the GPS system features enhanced active tracker technology and a modernized touchscreen interface, providing fast and effective two-way intraoperative communication for accurate, real-time analytics throughout total joint replacement surgery.

Some notable features of the next generation GPS include:

  • Large, high-resolution screen and integrated capacitive technology for enhanced responsiveness
  • Auxiliary display connectivity, facilitating improved collaboration among surgical teams
  • High angular visibility throughout the surgical space, ensuring the system’s proven precision and accuracy
  • Compact tracker design, which optimizes performance and minimizes obstruction in the surgical space and impact of fluid or blood interference
  • Ultra-fast calibration and frame rate, allowing for the capture of hundreds of data points per second
  • No capital cost purchase process and reusable and recyclable active trackers, for easy adoption into hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers
  • Detailed pre- and postoperative case reports for surgeons who would like to create or contribute to their own clinical databases

ExactechGPS is at the hub of the company’s AI ecosystem of smart solutions that provides unparalleled support to surgeons in and out of the operating room. With powerful planning software, prediction tools, disruptive surgical technologies and engagement opportunities, Exactech AI empowers surgeons with data-rich, low-cost solutions that help improve patient outcomes.

Source: Exactech

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