Hundreds of thousands of patients undergo total knee replacements in the U.S. every year, with increasing numbers of the procedures performed in outpatient facilities. Thanks to rapid technological advancements made over the past decade, surgeons are providing ever more precise knee replacements with quicker recoveries and better outcomes for a more diverse patient population. Leading the technological charge are innovations such as robotic assistance, surgical navigation, handheld smart tools and advanced implant technology. Even better, more exciting technological advancements are in development. It’s all getting us closer to the ultimate end goal of any surgeon: the perfect knee for each individual patient.