Accessibility Tools
First Ever Knee Replacement with “Smart” Implant Enables Remote Patient Monitoring

Imagine knee replacement surgery with a "smart" implant that collects and transmits data enabling an orthopedic surgeon to monitor a patient's recovery from afar. It became a reality this week when Peter Sculco, MD, and Fred Cushner, MD, orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) performed the first knee replacement containing a smart sensor capable of measuring steps taken, walking speed, range of motion and other indicators of knee function following surgery.

Source: PR Newswire

Read more

Locations & Directions
Main:
Fax: (843) 527-6528
Monday to Thursday : 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday : 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday : Closed