MAKOplasty® is an innovative treatment option for adults living with early- to mid-stage osteoarthritis (OA) in the inner (medial), top (patellofemoral) or outer (lateral) compartments of the knee.
Powered by the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System, MAKOplasty® enables surgeons and hospitals to address the needs of a large and growing, yet currently underserved, patient population.
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.
MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing can:
As a knee arthroplasty procedure, MAKOplasty® is typically covered by most Medicare-approved and private health insurers.
The RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System features
three-dimensional, pre-surgical planning. During surgery, the RIO®
provides the surgeon with real-time visual, tactile and auditory
feedback for optimal joint resurfacing and positioning of the implant.
This works to result in more natural knee motion after surgery.
Some of the features and benefits of the RIO® system for surgeons and patients include:
For more information about MAKOplasty®, visit: http://www.makosurgical.com.