HipNav was the first computer-assisted surgery system developed to guide the surgeon during total hip replacement surgery.[1] It was developed at Carnegie Mellon University.[2]


  1. ^ Digioia, Anthony M.; Jaramaz, Branislav; Nikou, Constantinos; Labarca, Richard S.; Moody, James E.; Colgan, Bruce D. (2000). "Surgical navigation for total hip replacement with the use of hipnav". Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 10 (1): 3–8. doi:10.1016/S1048-6666(00)80036-1.
  2. ^ Levison, Timothy J.; Moody, James E.; Jaramaz, Branislav; Nikou, Constantinos; Digioia, Anthony M. (2000). "Surgical Navigation for THR: A Report on Clinical Trial Utilizing Hip Nav". Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2000. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Vol. 1935. pp. 1185–7. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-40899-4_126. ISBN 978-3-540-41189-5.