Robotic Knee and Hip Replacement

High Mountain Orthopedics in Wayne, proudly utilizes MAKO Robotic-assisted Total Hip, Total Knee, and Partial Knee replacement surgery. Our team of expert orthopedic doctors is led by William A. Matarese,M.D. and Thomas A. Novack, M.D. Please call 973-595- 7779 today to learn moreabout this cutting edge procedure and to determine if this procedure is right for you. Contact Us Today

What is MAKO Robotic-assisted Hip and Knee Replacement surgery?

MAKO  procedures differ from traditional hip and knee replacement procedures as they utilize cutting-edge technology to more precisely plan and perform your total joint replacement surgery.

The MAKO technology provides your surgeon with a patient-specific 3-D model to perfectly size and position  your joint replacement. During surgery, your surgeon guides the Mako robotic-arm based on your patient-specific plan. This allows the surgeon to remove only the diseased bone, preserving healthy bone and soft tissue, and assists your surgeon in positioning the implant based on your anatomy.

The MAKO Advantage

The MAKO  Robotic-assisted surgery holds several advantages over traditional hip and knee replacement by creating a surgical plan customized to fit you. Advantages include:

1. Before Surgery

It all begins with a CT scan of your joint that is used to generate a 3D virtual model of your unique anatomy. This virtual model is loaded into the MAKO system software and is used to create your personalized pre-operative plan. Your surgeon reviews the plan prior to surgery, confirming the perfect size and position of all the implants that will be used during your surgery.

2. In the Operating Room

In the operating room, your surgeon will use MAKO to assist in performing your surgery based on your personalized pre-operative plan. The MAKO system also allows your surgeon to make adjustments to your plan during surgery as needed, with accuracy within a millimeter of the plan. When the surgeon prepares the bone for the implant, the MAKO system guides the surgeon within the predefined area and helps prevent the surgeon from moving outside the planned boundaries, This helps provide more accurate placement and alignment of your implant as well as  prevent  unnecessary damage to healthy surrounding bone and soft tissue.

Is MAKO Robotic-assisted Joint Replacement right for you?

If you have been considering knee or hip replacement, contact us today to see if MAKO Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery is right for you. Our team of Orthopedic Surgeons and Joint Replacement Experts will evaluate your specific condition and discuss all of your treatment options with you.

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