Windsor surgeon performs 100th hip alternative surgical procedure with ‘breakthrough’ robotic arm
A TALENTED surgeon performed his 100th operation on a patient with a robotic arm.
The Orthopedic Specialist at BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital in Windsor took pride in reaching the milestone with the revolutionary technology at his side.
Hip, partial and knee joint replacements were successfully performed with the Mako Robotic Arm, an orthopedic robot.
Rakesh Kucheria said, “The Mako® robotic arm has revolutionized the way joint replacements are performed at BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital.
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“With Mako® we can perform joint replacements with greater accuracy than with conventional techniques, as each surgical plan is based on the patient’s individual and specific diagnosis and anatomy. Patients undergoing Mako®-assisted joint replacement reported less pain and better early function after surgery. ”
The Mako® system is an advancement in the way orthopedic surgeons perform hip and knee replacements.
The technology consists of a surgical planning and navigation system in combination with a robotic arm guided by our experienced surgeons.
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Jayne Cassidy, Executive Director of BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital, said, “We are delighted that so many patients have chosen Mako robotic surgery and it is always great to hear so many positive patient experiences.
“It really is a team effort and I am proud of every team member who has contributed to the success of this process.”