During total knee replacement (TKR) surgery, Dr. Paul Jacob utilizes sensor technology called VERASENSE during total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. This technology helps Dr. Jacob by providing real-time data during surgery that allows him to make important decisions to better balance your knee and customize your implant position. Improper soft tissue balance and implant position may result in premature implant failure and the need for revision surgery in the future.
Before VERASENSE, surgeons used their best judgment to “feel” whether or not your knee is balanced during knee replacement. With VERASENSE, surgeons now have data that quantifies soft tissue balance, allowing them to improve knee balance more consistently from patient to patient.
When compared to patients who underwent
traditional TKR, VERASENSE patients have experienced:
- Less Pain
- Quicker return to normal activity
- Improved knee function
- Improved patient satisfaction
During your total knee replacement, your surgeon uses VERASENSE to replace the standard tibial trial spacer. The sensor sends data wirelessly to a monitor in the operating room, which assists your surgeon in making soft tissue adjustments and customizing implant position to improve the balance of your knee.
VERASENSE may be used in both primary and revision total knee replacement. For more information about the use of VERASENSE in total knee replacement or to schedule an appointment, call
To learn more about the latest clinical outcomes using VERASENSE, visit www.OrthoSensor.com
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