Innovative Orthopedic Technologies | PURIST & ARCH POSITIONING SYSTEMS




New Product Release!

This tabletop accessory for anterior hip replacement improves surgical access and allows for full pelvic x-ray visualization. The product was officially released in the US at March 12, 2019 at the AAOS annual meeting. Learn more about this product here.


Live Surgery using the ARCH Leg Positioning System

Dr. Stefan Kreuzer, IOT founder, teaches the anterior approach using patient specific implants and computer navigation at ICJR 2018 in Houston, TX.

Click the link below and scroll all the way down to view the video. Femoral exposure is shown at ~35:00, and final hip reduction is shown at ~1:02:00.

Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) using Patient Specific Implants (PSI) and Computer Navigation


New Study Confirms Merits of Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Procedure

“…patients treated with [Anterior Approach THR] reported less pain, consumed fewer narcotics, and reported better hip function. No statistical differences in complication rates were detected between [Anterior Approach THR] and [Posterior Approach THR].”

The Journal of Arthroplasty recently noted a study on the merits of anterior approach versus posterior approach hip replacement surgery. Read the full article: Does Surgical Approach Affect Outcomes in Total Hip Arthroplasty Through 90 Days of Follow-Up? A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis