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Now offering the innovative Mako SmartRobotics™ for your total knee replacement

John Eggers, M.D., Ph.D. of Orthopedic Health of Kansas City now offers Mako SmartRobotics™. Mako Total Knee combines Stryker’s advanced robotic technology with its clinically proven Triathlon Total Knee System,1 which enables surgeons to have a more predictable surgical experience.2

Total knee replacements in the United States are expected to increase 189% by 2030,3 yet studies have shown that approximately 20% of patients are dissatisfied after conventional surgery.4 Through CT-based 3D modeling of bone anatomy, our surgeons can now use the Mako System to create a personalized surgical plan based on a patient’s unique anatomy and to virtually modify the surgical plan intraoperatively as needed. The only robotic-arm assisted surgical technology equipped with AccuStop™ haptic technology, Mako for Total Knee Replacement enables surgeons to limit soft tissue damage by providing visual, auditory and tactile feedback, limiting sawblade action outside of the haptic boundary.5

“Mako SmartRobotics™ enhances accuracy allowing for a faster and often less painful recovery by providing enhanced preoperative information and technology with real time intraoperative feedback utilizing state of the art technology”

Stryker’s Mako System is the first and only SmartRobotics™ System that can be used across the joint replacement service line to perform total knee, total hip and partial knee replacements.

Our new offering of the SmartRobotics™ System is a key demonstration of John Eggers, M.D., Ph.D. and Orthopedic Health of Kansas City ’s commitment to provide the community with outstanding healthcare, and we are proud to be at the forefront of innovative robotic technology.

References:
  1. AAOS. Projected volume of primary and revision total joint replacement in the U.S. 2030 to 2060. http://aaos-annualmeeting-presskit.org/2018/research-news/sloan_ tjr/. Accessed May 9, 2018
  2. Bourne RB, Chesworth BM, Davis AM, Mahomed NN, Charron KDJ. Patient satisfaction after total knee arthroplasty: who is satisfied and who is not? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 468(1):57-63. doi:10.1007/s11999-009-1119-9.
  3. Mahoney O, Kinsey T, Mont M, Hozack W, Orozco F, Chen A. Can computer generated 3D bone models improve the accuracy of total knee component placement compared to manual instrumentation? A prospective multi-center evaluation. Poster presented at: 32nd Annual Congress of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA); October 2-5, 2019; Toronto, Canada.
  4. Kayani B, Konan S, Tahmassebi J, Pietrzak JRT, Haddad FS. Robotic–arm assisted total knee arthroplasty is associated with improved early functional recovery and reduced time to hospital discharge compared with conventional jig-based total knee arthroplasty: A prospective cohort study. Bone Joint J. 2018;100-B(7):930-937. doi:10.1302/0301-620X.100B7.BJJ-2017-1449.R1
  5. Kayani B, Konan S, Pietrzak JRT, Haddad FS. Iatrogenic bone and soft tissue trauma in robotic-arm assisted total knee arthroplasty compared with conventional jig-based total knee arthroplasty: a prospective cohort study and validation of a new classification system. J Arthroplasty. 2018;33(8):2496-2501. doi:10.1016/j. arth.2018.03.042
  6. Hozack WJ. Multicentre analysis of outcomes after robotic-arm assisted total knee arthroplasty. Bone Joint J:Orthop Proc. 2018;100-B(Supp_12):38.

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