U.S. robot surgery market gets a new player with FDA nod for Blue Belt Technologies

December 11, 2012 by MassDevice staff

Blue Belt Technologies enters the robot-assisted surgery market with an FDA win NavioPFS Surgical System for partial knee replacement.

Blue Belt Technologies' NavioPFS system

The U.S. robot-assisted surgery space added a new player this week with FDA clearance for Blue Belt Technologies' NavioPFS orthopedic surgery system.

The Pittsburgh, Pa.-based device maker won clearance with indication for partial knee replacement, a procedure generally performed using manual instruments, the company noted.

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