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Core Orthopedics using Mako robotic arm for total joint replacement: 3 key facts

Written by  Eric Oliver | Tuesday, 03 January 2017 19:53
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Core Orthopedics at Exeter (N.H.) Hospitals uses the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker Mako Robotic Arm for its total joint replacement surgeries, Sea Coast Online reports.

Here's what you need to know.

 

1. Tom McGovern, MD, is one of the physicians at Core using the MAKO system. He started performing computer assisted surgeries in 2003.

 

2. Dr. McGovern told Sea Coast Online that the Mako arm "[creates] a nice fit and restores function so the patient will end up with pain-free movement.

 

3. Stryker said Mako System has assisted physicians in more than 50,000 hip and knee replacements nationwide since 2006.

 

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