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MAKOplasty® is a robotic arm surgeons on the medical staff at select Baylor Scott & White medical centers can use to assist in total hip replacement and partial knee resurfacing procedures. The robotic arm is designed to help surgeons achieve a heightened level of precision, helping improve outcomes for patients.
Robotic-assisted total hip replacement is designed for patients with degenerative hip joint disease caused by osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis or hip dysplasia. It uses real-time imaging information and images of your hip to help accurate implant placement.
Benefits may include:
Partial knee resurfacing is an innovative treatment option for adults living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis that has not progressed to all three compartments of the knee. During the procedure, the diseased portion of the knee is resurfaced, sparing the patient’s healthy bone and surrounding tissue. An implant is then secured in the joint to allow the knee to move smoothly again.
Using robotic assistance during resurfacing may allow for:
For a referral to an orthopedic specialist to learn if robotic surgery is right for you, search now or call 1.800.4BAYLOR.
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