ShapeMatch Technology for Knee Replacement
Dr. James Ballard, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Oregon Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic joined us today to tell us the GetAroundKnee with ShapeMatch Technology is making a difference in the field of knee replacment. This innovative technique was created to help orthopaedic surgeons fit and position knee implants based upon patients’ unique anatomies.
The single-use ShapeMatch Cutting Guides are designed and manufactured from patient-specific 3D imaging data that is derived from MRI or CT scans. This technology utilizes proprietary 3D imaging software to develop a customized pre-operative surgical plan for each patient that allows the surgeon to best fit the implant to their body.
For more information about ShapeMatch Technology visit AboutStryker.com or call 1-888-STRYKER (787-9537).