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Dr. Michael Ast performs 1st knee surgeries with handheld navigation system

Becker’s Spine Review reports HSS hip and knee surgeon Michael P. Ast, MD has completed the first knee procedure with OrthAlign’s Lantern surgical assistant. The handheld navigation device is designed for total and unicompartmental knee replacement, using micro-electromechanical sensors including gyroscopes and accelerometers to register patient anatomy and assist surgeons with precise implant placement.

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