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Total Knee Arthroplasty using robotics (MAKO)

Publication Type : Book Chapter

Publisher : SpringerLink

Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Department : Orthopaedics

Year : 2022

Abstract : Robotics in arthroplasty has been introduced to improve the accuracy in implant alignment and soft tissue balance in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), thus striving to further improve upon patient satisfaction. MAKO robots are one of the most versatile systems in use for TKA. It is an image-based system utilising a pre-operative CT scan for precise planning. The workflow involves pre-operative planning, bone registration, intra-operative planning, robotic arm-assisted bone preparation and ligament balancing, trialling and standard implantation. This semi-active system, with its haptic guidance and augmented reality, improves the precision in bone preparation and soft tissue balance by providing real-time feedback.

Cite this Research Publication : Chapter Author - "Total Knee Arthroplasty using robotics (MAKO)" - Dr Balu C Babu, Dr Jai Thilak – Book – “Synopsis of current concepts in Arthroplasty (volume 1: Knee)” – by SPRINGER publishers.
DOI 1007/978-981-16-8591-0_35

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