Robotic Surgery in Total Hip Replacement in Obesity

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Robotic Surgery in Total Hip Replacement in Obesity

Mohammed Almashahedi1*, Wasim Khan2, Stephen McDonnell2
1Arthroplasty Fellow, Addenbrooke's National Health Service Hospital, Cambridge University, United Kingdom 2Associate Professor, Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant, Addenbrooke's National Health Service Hospital, Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author: Mohammed Almashahedi ORCID iD
Address: Arthroplasty Fellow, Addenbrooke's National Health Service Hospital, Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
Received date: 20 December 2021; Accepted date: 28 January 2022; Published date: 10 February 2022

Citation: Almashahedi M, Khan W, McDonnell S. Robotic Surgery in Total Hip Replacement in Obesity. J Health Care and Research. 2022 Feb 10;3(1):1-6.

Copyright © 2022 Almashahedi M, Khan W, McDonnell S. This is an open-access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited.

Keywords: Robotic Surgery, Hip Replacement, Obesity, Orthopaedic Operation

Abstract

Total hip replacement is one of the most successful orthopaedic operation of recent time. The outcomes of THR may be influenced by several factors including patient demographics, surgical technique and implant features. One of the most important surgeon-controlled factors is component positioning. Surgical positioning of the acetabular cup and femoral prosthesis remains fundamental to obtaining accurate implant fit and prevent hip dislocation or impingement. Different categories of robotic assistance have been established during the previous years and all of the technologies target accuracy and reliability to reduce complications, and enhance clinical outcomes.

In this article, we discuss the advantages and difficulties of robotic total hip replacement in obese patient and provide the recent scientific evidence from the literatures.