REJOINT Announces First in Human Surgery Utilizing Personalized 3D Printed Total Knee Replacement
MILAN, March 11, 2019–The case was performed on a 58-year-old female suffering from severe knee pain as a result of history of prior knee injuries and surgeries.
Professor Maurilio Marcacci MD, PhD, Director of the Center for the Functional and Biological Reconstruction of the Knee at Humanitas Research Hospital, commented, “The REJOINT solution provided my Team with 3D intelligent preoperative interactive planning contributing to implant sizing and position. The Patient Specific and Computer Assisted Surgery Instruments allow for a better implantation of fully 3D printed Total Knee Replacement.”
Gian Guido Riva, REJOINT founder & CEO said: “The first European patient is an important milestone for our program. We are honored that this important case was performed in the good hands of Professor Maurilio Marcacci, and look forward to his research Team continuing for the better. REJOINT is committed to tailor the best solution from the preoperative phase to the rehabilitation phase – in strong connection with the healthcare providers and the surgeons.”
REJOINT is a start-up pioneer in new technology and surgical approaches in Total Knee Arthroplasty. REJOINT has developed a solution for knee replacement based on the integration of 3D Additive Manufacturing (AM), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT), which enables the design of personalized implants and surgical simulation based on unique patient anatomy.