Stryker Unveils Ortho Q: A Revolutionary Autonomous Guidance System
Leading medical technology company Stryker, has recently introduced its groundbreaking innovation, the Ortho Q guidance system. This state-of-the-art system, unveiled in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is set to redefine the industry with its fully autonomous capabilities. Offering unparalleled control and precision, Ortho Q enables surgeons to operate the platform effortlessly from within the sterile field. Equipped with cutting-edge optical tracking options and an enhanced camera, this advanced system represents a major leap forward in surgical technology.
Ortho Q is driven by sophisticated algorithms integrated into its new software, empowering surgeons with exceptional surgical planning and guidance capabilities. Specifically designed to support the Express Knee, Precision Knee, and Versatile Hip offerings, this intraoperative guidance system optimizes procedural speed and efficiency through a smart and streamlined workflow.
The Ortho Q platform boasts a robotics-ready framework featuring dual PCs and a rapid-refresh camera. Its implant-agnostic software provides surgeons with a comprehensive range of implant options, catering to the diverse needs of patients, all within a single platform. Stryker’s proprietary Triathlon implant-dedicated software enhances clinical feedback, further bolstering the system’s capabilities. Additionally, the compact design of Ortho Q allows for seamless integration into operating rooms and ambulatory surgery centers, optimizing space utilization.
Bill Scott, VP and General Manager of Stryker’s Orthopaedic Instruments business, expressed his enthusiasm for this groundbreaking solution, stating, “Ortho Q was developed in close collaboration between our teams in India, Germany, and the United States, with our orthopedic customers in mind. This platform sets the stage for the future of orthopedic surgical capabilities, representing a significant milestone in the field.”
With the launch of the Ortho Q guidance system, Stryker reinforces its commitment to advancing surgical technology and delivering innovative solutions that revolutionize patient care. By combining autonomy, precision, and comprehensive planning capabilities, Ortho Q is set to reshape the landscape of orthopedic surgery, paving the way for even more remarkable advancements in the future.
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