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Evidence in Focus

NAVIO◊ Handheld Robotics

Backed by clinical evidence

The body of evidence for the NAVIO Surgical System is updated regularly. Select one of the studies below for full details, or visit here for additional resources. 

Latest clinical evidence

Read: Improved implant position and lower revision rate with NAVIO-assisted UKA*1


  Read: High implant survivorship of NAVIO-assisted UKA at 2-year follow-up*2


 Read: Faster return to sport following lateral UKA by limiting soft tissue damage and better implant positioning*3

Key evidence highlights

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 Read: Improved joint-line restitution in, facilitated by intraoperative planning and accurate bone resection in unicompartmental knee surgery*4

Related evidence collections

JOURNEY II Total Knee Systems 

*compared to conventional surgery


1)   Batailler C, White N, Ranaldi FM, Neyret P, Servien E, Lustig S. Improved implant position and lower revision rate with robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]
2)   Battenberg A, Netravali NA, Lonner JH. Early survivorship of robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Poster presented at: Southern Orthopaedic Association 35th Annual Meeting; July 11-14, 2018. Palm Beach; Florida, USA.
3)   Canetti R, Batailler C, Bankhead C, Neyret P, Servien E, Lustig S. Faster return to sport after robotic-assisted lateral unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a comparative study. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2018;138:1765-1771.
4)   Herry Y, Batailler C, Lording T, Servien E, Neyret P, Lustig S. Improved joint-line restitution in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty using a robotic-assisted surgical technique. Int Orthop. 2017;41:2265-2271.
5)   Jaramaz B, Nikou C. Precision freehand sculpting for unicondylar knee replacement: design and experimental validation. Biomed Tech (Berl). 2012;57:293-299.
6)   Casper M, Mitra R, Khare R, et al. Accuracy assessment of a novel image-free handheld robot for total knee arthroplasty in a cadaveric study. Comput Assist Surg (Abingdon). 2018;23:14-20.
7)   Shah S, Fick D, Khan R, De Cruz P. Robotic assisted revision total knee replacement- early experience. Abstract presented at: 19th Annual Scientific Meeting for APAS. September 6-8, 2018; Bangkok, Thailand.
8)   Vega Parra PD, Dionisio Palacios Barajas J, Marquez Ambrosi RA, Duarte JR. Robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee replacement with NAVIO surigical system: Outcome evaluation using knee injury osteoarthritis outcome score. Rev Chil Ortop Traumatol. 2017;58:7-12.