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Innovative Robotic Technology Allows Surgeons to Personalize Procedures to Each Patient.
When it comes to joint replacement surgery, experience and precision are critical. Miller Orthopedic Specialists total joint specialists, Dr. Clayton C. Thor, is the first in the area to offer patients a new, innovative option for partial and total knee replacements using the Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgical System.
This highly advanced robotic technology provides Dr. Thor an additional tool for performing joint replacement surgery allowing for more predictable accuracy and a personalized surgery based on the patient’s specific diagnosis and anatomy.
Using a 3D virtual model, Dr. Thor creates each patient’s individualized, surgical plan pre-operatively before entering the operating room. During surgery, the doctor can make any necessary adjustments while guiding the robotic-arm to execute that plan. This guidance helps the patient to recover quickly because it spares the muscles and limits tissue damage.
Dr. Thor trained on the Mako system during his fellowship and is certified to perform surgeries using the assistance of this technology. This procedure, despite being so new, is covered by insurance as well. It increases your recovery speed and quality of life because of its precision and personalization to each patient.
The Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery is just another way Miller Orthopedic Specialists is staying at the forefront of technology.
You can learn more about this procedure and other advancements in hip and knee pain/surgeries on February 21st, 11:30am at our Omaha location.
About Miller Orthopedic Specialists – Providing high quality patient-centered care. Our services range from sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and neck, hand and wrist, and foot and ankle surgery. Our goal is to get patients back to optimum health as quickly and safely as possible by recommending a treatment program that fits the individual needs of each patient.
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