MAKOplasty Partial Knee Resurfacing

Partial Knee Resurfacing

Surgeons at Manatee Memorial Hospital can treat Partial Knee Resurfacing with a new level of precision using 3D computer imaging provided by MAKOplasty®. This highly advanced, minimally invasive surgical system is now available at the hospital. Greater precision during surgery means that patients can have a more natural range of motion, rapid relief from pain, shorter hospital stays and quicker return to daily activities when compared to traditional knee replacement surgery. In many cases, patients can walk and drive a car soon after surgery. The MAKOplasty procedure is performed with the Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System, which provides surgeons with consistently reproducible precision in performing partial knee resurfacing.

Knee Resurfacing and Osteoarthritis

People who have early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee can take advantage of MAKOplasty® with Robotic Arm technology for Partial Knee Resurfacing.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says that more than 15 million Americans currently suffer from osteoarthritis, one of the most common joint disorders. Also known as degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis that occurs when the cartilage in joints wears away. Osteoarthritis typically worsens over time, and there is no cure.

Are You a Candidate for MAKOplasty Partial Knee Resurfacing?

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, you may be a candidate for Partial Knee Resurfacing if you experience these symptoms:

  • You have knee pain during activity, usually in the inner knee and/or under the knee cap, or on the side of the knee
  • After sitting, there’s stiffness or pain in your knee
  • Your knee pain has not responded positively to nonsurgical treatments or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication

Watch a video about MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing:

Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any surgical procedure. Talk with your doctor about these risks to find out if MAKOplasty is right for you.

Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis and a degenerative joint disease characterized by the breakdown and eventual loss of joint cartilage.
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