Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted total knee surgery makes use of Mako, a robotic surgeon’s assistant, to operate on a patient. Developed more than a decade ago, this tool was acquired by a company named Stryker in 2013 to help deliver an accurate and error-free result during surgery that improves a patient’s recovery and rehabilitation.
This technology is now slowly being adopted by orthopedic surgeons in many hospitals across the U.S., our orthopedic doctor in Palm Beach County included, not just for total knee surgery but also for partial knee surgeries and total hip replacement procedures. However, it doesn’t replace the surgeon’s role during the actual operation. Instead, it enhances the surgeon’s ability to see the exact damage and areas where they have to operate.
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