VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery

Are you tired of suffering from chronic knee pain and considering a knee replacement? Enter the revolutionary VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement, a cutting-edge procedure that offers personalized and precise solutions for your knee pain.

Dr. Robert Jamieson is proud to be a leading orthopedic surgeon utilizing this advanced technology in Roseville, CA.

Key Takeaways

  • VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement can offer improved patient outcomes and increased surgical precision.
  • The procedure utilizes the ATTUNE Knee System, Triple Drive Motion Technology, and a special camera for optimal implant fit and function.
  • When selecting an orthopedic surgeon for VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement patients should consider expertise & experience in the procedure as well as review patient reported outcomes & satisfaction rates.

Imagine a world where knee replacement surgery is tailored to your specific needs, providing a perfect fit and exceptional outcomes. That’s the reality with VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement, a sophisticated surgical option that utilizes the ATTUNE Knee System and Triple Drive Motion Technology to deliver accurate and personalized knee replacement procedures. This advanced technology streamlines total knee replacement, increasing the efficiency of the surgeon’s operations and providing a more precise fit for each patient’s needs.

The VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement process heavily relies on a special camera and optical tracking system, providing the surgeon with real-time, precise data. This system enables the surgeon to safeguard vital structures, reduce soft-tissue injury, and guarantee appropriate alignment and joint stability. The VELYS robot’s role in surgical procedures is to facilitate the optimization and digital accuracy of incisions and implant placement while the surgeon maintains full control of the process, helping to optimize patient outcomes.

The ATTUNE Knee System

The ATTUNE Knee System is a comprehensive solution designed to provide optimal implant fit and function for total knee replacements. This innovative system encompasses a selection of knee implants and instrumentation for implantation. The ATTUNE Knee System offers knee restoration through a combination of implant, technique, and technology, enabling improved patient results and increased surgical accuracy, which can help predict joint stability.

But how does it work? The ATTUNE Knee System significantly contributes to maintaining overall leg alignment and joint stability. By taking into account the knee joint’s position, the system works to ensure balanced tension across the knee during the operating room procedure. This results in a more natural-feeling knee and improved patient outcomes.

Triple Drive Motion Technology

Triple Drive Motion Technology is another key component in the VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement process. This technology facilitates accurate acquisition of bony anatomy and soft tissue data, leading to precise implant positioning in knee replacements. Developed by Trio Motion Technology, the Triple Drive Motion Technology encompasses the systems utilized in automation and facilitates the control of industrial motion coordinators, drive and motor packages, expansion modules, I/O modules, and HMI’s.

Preoperative patient engagement plays a significant role in the VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement process.

Advantages of VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement

Compared to traditional knee replacement techniques, VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement offers a plethora of benefits. With the opportunity for improved patient outcomes and increased surgical precision, patients who meet specific criteria may experience:

  • Improved comfort and outcomes with robotic-assisted knee replacement using the VELYS system
  • The use of robotic-assisted technology allows for the acquisition of information and data pertinent to the patient’s knee, helping to locate an advantageous implant fit
  • It enables the surgeon to execute a knee replacement tailored to the patient while providing both accuracy and precision during the procedure

The advantages offered by VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement position it as a game-changer in the field of orthopedics. Not only can it potentially improve the patient’s overall experience, but it also enhances the surgeon’s ability to perform more precise and personalized knee replacement surgeries.

Improved Patient Outcomes

With VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement, patients can expect better knee function, reduced pain, and faster recovery. The advanced technology of VELYS, combined with the ATTUNE Knee System, enables surgeons to predict joint stability, creating the opportunity to optimize patient outcomes, and alleviate knee pain.

The benefits of VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement include:

  • Remarkably precise imaging
  • Advanced technology
  • Surgical planning
  • May lead to improved patient outcomes, such as faster independent ambulation and reduced time to hospital discharge.

This innovative approach to total knee replacement surgery offers patients an unparalleled level of care, making it a top choice for those seeking relief from knee pain and degeneration.

Enhanced Surgical Precision

VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement offers advantages to both patients and surgeons. Surgeons can benefit from:

  • Real-time information and guidance
  • Optimal implant placement and alignment
  • Enhanced surgical precision through accurate and consistent execution of a plan
  • Digital precision in knee replacement procedures

The VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution offers the following benefits for knee replacement surgeries:

  • Assists surgeons in performing precise and personalized surgeries based on the patient’s anatomy
  • Ensures the best possible results for each individual
  • Provides a high level of precision and accuracy

The VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement Procedure

The VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement procedure is a comprehensive and efficient surgical experience, involving preoperative planning, intraoperative assistance, and postoperative recovery. During the procedure, arthritic bone and cartilage are eliminated from the knee. Then, anatomically formed metal and plastic components are secured onto the bone or fixed using polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) cement..

The surgery is conducted entirely by an orthopedic surgeon, who utilizes the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution as a supplemental tool to guide them to ensure precision in the placement of knee implants, as per the personalized plan formulated by the surgeon. This innovative approach allows for a more accurate and personalized knee replacement, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes.

Preoperative Planning

Preoperative planning plays a significant role in the VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement procedure. This process involves:

  • Collecting patient-specific data
  • Formulating a personalized surgical plan tailored to the patient’s individual requirements
  • Utilizing imaging software to generate a personalized plan, which encompasses the placement of the tibial and femoral components and attempts to achieve the surgeon’s desired component alignment

The objective of preoperative planning is to guarantee precise implant selection and positioning for the best possible results.

By taking into account each patient’s unique anatomy, the preoperative planning process ensures that the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution is tailored specifically to the patient’s needs, with the goal of ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Intraoperative Assistance

Intraoperative assistance serves as another important element in the VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement procedure. During the surgery, the VELYS robot optimizes cuts and implant placement while the surgeon maintains control. By leveraging real-time intra-operative data tailored to the patient, the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution provides the opportunity to maximize surgical outcomes and ensure a more accurate and personalized knee replacement.

This level of precision and control during the surgery not only benefits the patient by providing a more accurate and personalized knee replacement but also offers the surgeon the ability to perform the procedure with increased confidence and success.

Postoperative Recovery

Postoperative recovery marks an important phase of the VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement process. Emphasizing patient care, rehabilitation, and monitoring for optimal outcomes, VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement can be associated with a faster and less painful recovery period compared to traditional knee replacement surgery and improved early functional recovery, resulting in reduced time to hospital discharge.

Patients are closely monitored in the recovery area following surgery, and VELYS Patient Path provides personalized support to patients throughout their recovery process. By ensuring comprehensive postoperative care, patients can experience optimal results and return to their normal activities as soon as possible.

Who Can Benefit from VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement?

VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement is an ideal solution for individuals with knee pain and degeneration, as well as those who have had prior joint replacement procedures. This minimally invasive surgical procedure utilizes robotic technology to accurately place a knee implant, which may offer advantages such as:

  • A smaller incision
  • Quicker recovery
  • Precise implant placement
  • Reduced damage to adjacent tissues
  • Enhanced range of motion
  • Less pain in comparison to traditional knee replacement techniques
  • Quicker recovery times

Patients with damaged knee joint surfaces may be able to take advantage of the accuracy and customization offered by VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement. Additionally, VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement can be utilized for the treatment of previous knee replacement procedures, offering an effective option for those requiring revisions or additional surgeries.

Knee Pain and Degeneration

Knee pain and degeneration is a condition in which the knee joint surfaces become compromised due to wear and tear, arthritis, or osteoarthritis. VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement is an effective treatment for complex knee degeneration, damaged hardware from prior orthopedic surgeries, and knee pain associated with arthritis or osteoarthritis. It has been proven to provide less pain than traditional knee replacement methods and enables a faster recovery.

By offering a more personalized and precise solution, VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement can alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with knee pain and degeneration, ultimately improving the patient’s quality of life.

Previous Joint Replacement Procedures

For patients who have had previous joint replacement procedures and require revisions or additional surgeries, VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement can also be an effective option. By utilizing the advanced technology and personalized approach offered by VELYS, these patients can benefit from a more precise and tailored solution, ultimately leading to improved outcomes and a better overall experience.

Choosing the Right Orthopedic Surgeon

It’s incredibly important to choose the right orthopedic surgeon for VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement. Robotic-assisted surgery systems like VELYS equip the surgeon with advanced technologies and tools, and the surgeon’s skills and expertise are crucial in using these tools efficiently. The surgeon’s familiarity and comfort level with robotic-assisted surgery are integral to the success of the procedure. Each surgeon may have their preferred tools and surgical approach, so opting for a surgeon who specializes in VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement ensures that you receive the most suitable and tailored surgical plan. The surgeon’s experience and expertise in knee replacement surgery are essential for attaining optimal results and a successful recovery.

When selecting an orthopedic surgeon for VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement, patients should seek out a surgeon with expertise and experience in VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement and other advanced joint replacement techniques. If you are in Roseville or the Northern California area, please feel free to schedule a consultation.

Expertise and Experience

Speaking as an orthopedic surgeon with a great deal of experience in joint replacement, I will tell that choosing a surgeon with a strong background in VELYS Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement and other advanced joint replacement techniques can help ensure the patient receives the best possible outcome.

An orthopedic surgeon performing VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement should possess specialized training and extensive experience in reconstructive joint surgery.

To ensure optimal accuracy in the insertion of knee implants, the surgeon should be proficient in the use of the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution. Such expertise is indispensable for a successful VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement experience.

Patient-Reported Outcomes

When choosing an orthopedic surgeon for VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement, taking into account patient-reported outcomes and satisfaction rates is a valuable consideration. Factors such as subjective pain scale improvement over time, patient satisfaction, and faster independent ambulation should be taken into account.

By considering these factors, patients can make an informed decision about the surgeon who will best meet their needs and provide the best possible outcomes for their VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement procedure.


VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement is a groundbreaking advancement in the field of orthopedics, offering personalized and precise solutions for patients suffering from knee pain and degeneration. With improved patient outcomes, enhanced surgical precision, and a comprehensive approach to the entire surgical process, VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement is an excellent choice for those seeking relief from their knee pain. By carefully selecting the right orthopedic surgeon and understanding the benefits of this advanced technology, patients can experience a new level of comfort and mobility that was once unimaginable.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the VELYS procedure?

The VELYS procedure is a robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery enabled by the VELYS Digital Surgery system from DePuy Synthes. It mounts on the operating table bedside and can be easily repositioned by the orthopedic surgeon for precise surgical accuracy. The VELYS Digital Surgery system is designed to provide surgeons with a more accurate and efficient way to perform knee replacement surgery. It features a robotic arm that is controlled by the surgeon and can be used to precisely position the implant and perform

Is robotic knee replacement really better?

Robotic-assisted knee replacement offers an extra layer of personalization and precision, which may be especially beneficial for patients with prior knee trauma, surgeries, or deformities. Studies have shown that robotic surgery has the potential to deliver more accurate results, better balance in the soft tissues around the knee, and better joint alignment than traditional knee replacement. Satisfaction rates for total knee replacement surgery are very high whether it’s done traditionally or robotically.

What makes VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement different from traditional knee replacement surgery?

VELYS Robotic Knee Replacement uses advanced technology, like the ATTUNE Knee System and Triple Drive Motion Technology, to provide a more precise and personalized surgical experience, which may result in improved patient outcomes and quicker recovery times than traditional knee replacement surgery.


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